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phophorescence,  mechanism producing ligh emission by the solid other than conduction band-to-valence band (band-to-band)recombination of the electron-hole pair and fluorescence; excitation by energy from outside source (e.g. electron beam irradiation) is needed to initiate phophorescence; electrons excited to the higher energy level intorduced in the solid by an alien element release energy in the form of electromagnetic radiation upon their de-exciation to the ground level.
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