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electroluminescence

Line breaks: elec¦tro|lumin|es¦cence
Pronunciation: /ɪˌlɛktrəʊluːmɪˈnɛs(ə)ns
 
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Definition of electroluminescence in English:

noun

[mass noun] Chemistry
Luminescence produced electrically, especially by the application of a voltage.
Example sentences
  • The first polymer to exhibit electroluminescence was poly p-phenylene vinylene.
  • Much of the research into red OLEDs has been directed toward overcoming concentration-quenching problems, a decrease in electroluminescence that can occur at dopant concentrations as low as 2%.
  • In the darkened second gallery were two book-like works involving electroluminescence or fiber-optic light.

Derivatives

electroluminescent

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • Among the most exciting uses being developed for the electroluminescent polymers are display screens.
  • Since then, one of the exciting outgrowths of the study of electrically conducting polymers has been the study of their electroluminescent properties.
  • Recent advances in polymer chemistry have given new life to thick-film electroluminescent lighting applications.

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