electroluminescence definition

  • noun:
    • Direct conversion of electric energy to light by a good phosphor subjected to an alternating electric area.
    • Emission of light due to electric-discharge in a gas.
    • the generation of light by the application of an alternating existing to a semiconductor or phosphor, or by a power discharge through a gas
    • Luminescence electrically excited, as by the release in vacuum pressure pipe. See luminescence.

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