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cathodoluminescence Line breaks: cath¦odo|lu¦min|es¦cence
Pronunciation: /ˌkaθədə(ʊ)ˌluːmɪˈnɛs(ə)ns/

Definition of cathodoluminescence in English:


[mass noun] Physics
Luminescence excited by the impact of an electron beam.
Example sentences
  • Internal textures were imaged using backscattered electrons and cathodoluminescence.
  • A selection of carbonate and sulphide samples were analysed to determine their composition, and also to correlate any changes in composition with colour zonation identified in transmitted light or under cathodoluminescence.
  • Mineralization was studied in core using cathodoluminescence, transmitted and reflected light microscopy and fluid inclusion microthermometry.
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