Material Fluorescent materials
Fluorescent materials produce visible or invisible light as a result of incident light of a shorter wavelength (i.e. X-rays, UV-rays, etc.). The effect ceases as soon as the source of excitment is removed.

Fluorescent pigments in daylight have a white or light colour, whereas under excitation by UV radiation they irradiate an intensive fluorescent colour.

They can be used for paints, inks or mixed to moulding or casting materials for different applications.
Category Responsive (smart) materials, Light emitting materials
Similar materials Nanocomposite photoluminescent
References Chr. Gerner-Jensen
Photo Thomas Nissen (Computer graphics)
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