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Once the active medium is excited, the first photons of light are produced by which physical process?

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posted Jun 13, 2016 by Nway Nadar

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Spontaneous emission is what you see with most "glow in the dark" toys. You excite the toy by exposing it to bright light, then the toy glows in the dark by spontaneously emitting photons as the excited atoms relax back down to their normal state.

answer Jun 14, 2016 by Shivaranjini
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