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Fluorescent/fosforescent effect applied to engineering

  1. Sep 10, 2011 #1
    Hello all,

    I have to prepare a seminar about fluorescent/fosforescent effect applied to engineering.
    Besides fluorescent lamps, and some advertisements for security. What would you suggest? Mainly in the electrical engineering area.

    Thanks in advance,
    Joao A.
     
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  3. Sep 10, 2011 #2
    Not electrical engineering but pressure sensitive paint is used a lot in aerodynamic testing as well as other areas of fluid mechanics. The paint fluoresces and the intensity depends on the local concentration of oxygen which depends on the pressure.
     
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