luminescence

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.L03641
@S05886@ of radiation from an electronically or vibrationally excited species not in thermal equilibrium with its environment.
See also:
bioluminescence
,
chemiluminescence
,
electro-generated chemiluminescence
,
fluorescence
,
phosphorescence
,
photoluminescence
,
radioluminescence
,
sonoluminescence
,
thermoluminescence
,
triboluminescence
Sources:
PAC, 1994, 66, 2513. (Nomenclature for radioanalytical chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 2522 [Terms] [Paper]
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2252 [Terms] [Paper]