# 17-24-025

anti-Stokes luminescence

photoluminescence whose radiation is located in a spectral region of shorter wavelengths than that of the exciting radiation

Note 1 to entry: Anti-Stokes luminescence happens, for instance, when the energy of the emitted photons originates from the absorption of two exciting photons.

Note 2 to entry: This entry was numbered 845-04-22 in IEC 60050-845:1987.

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-45 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12