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stimulated emission
In a quantum mechanical system, the radiation emitted when the internal energy of the system drops from an excited level (induced by the presence of radiant energy at the same frequency) to a lower level. Note: An example of stimulated emission is the radiation from an injection laser diode operated above the lasing threshold.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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