Definition of electroluminescence in English:

electroluminescence

Syllabification: e·lec·tro·lu·mi·nes·cence
Pronunciation: /iˌlektrōˌlo͞oməˈnesəns
 
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noun

Chemistry
  • Luminescence produced electrically, especially in a phosphor by the application of a voltage.
    More 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

adjective
More 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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