infrared phosphor

infrared phosphor

[¦in·frə¦red ′fäs·fər]
(solid-state physics)
A phosphor which, when exposed to infrared radiation during or even after decay of luminescence resulting from its usual or dominant activator, emits light having the same spectrum as that of the dominant activator; sulfide and selenide phosphors are the most important examples.
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This marker, along with a second patent by Brott and his team involving infrared phosphor technology, has recently been licensed to Battle Sight Technologies, which expands to their existing collection of infrared technologies.
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