Roentgenoluminescence

roentgenoluminescence

[‚rent·gə·nō‚lü·mə′nes·əns]
(physics)
Luminescence which can be produced by x-rays.

Roentgenoluminescence

 

luminescence excited by X and gamma rays; a particular case of radioluminescence. The most important application of roentgenoluminescence is the production of images on X-ray screens; this was the first technical application of luminescence in general.

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