radiation potential

noun Physics.

the potential in volts that must be applied to an atom or molecule to cause it to emit radiation at one of its characteristic frequencies.

Nearby words

  1. radiation damage,
  2. radiation dermatitis,
  3. radiation fog,
  4. radiation of corpus callosum,
  5. radiation pattern,
  6. radiation pressure,
  7. radiation pressure ,
  8. radiation pyrometer,
  9. radiation resistance,
  10. radiation sickness

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