radioluminescence

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radioluminescence

[¦rād·ē·ō‚lü·mə′nes·əns]
(physics)
Luminescence produced by x-rays or γ-rays, or by particles emitted in radioactive decay.
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The Sandia researchers are developing improved methods for making solid-state organic and inorganic radioluminescent lights.
The American military routinely uses a variety of devices and equipment that contain radioactive elements or radioluminescent elements.