Phosphorescence is a specific type of photoluminescence related to
fluorescence. Unlike fluorescence, a phosphorescent material does not
immediately re-emit ...
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Phosphorescence definition, the property of being luminous at temperatures
below incandescence, as from slow oxidation in the case of phosphorus or after ...
noun phos·pho·res·cence \-ˈre-s<sup>ə</sup>n(t)s\. Definition of phosphorescence. 1 :
luminescence that is caused by the absorption of radiations (as light or electrons)
Mar 11, 2016 ... Phosphorescence is an effect in which some chemicals re-emit light that they
absorb. It is similar to fluorescence, except that the chemical ...
Phosphorescence, emission of light from a substance exposed to radiation and
persisting as an afterglow after the exciting radiation has been removed.
First, let's distinguish phosphorescence from fluorescence. A fluorescent paint
glows under a UV lamp, but stops glowing as soon as the lamp is turned off.
Feb 21, 2016 ... Photo: This "luminous" watch dial is coated with phosphorescent paint so it glows
in the dark. It's surprisingly hard to photograph (without ...
In fluorescence, an object absorbs and releases lower energy light almost
simultaneously, but in phosphorescence, the release of light is delayed.
phosphorescence. Phosphorescence is when something glows with light without
becoming hot to the touch, like the glow-in-the-dark stars on your bedroom ...