Technology / Television (TV) / Phosphor: Phosphorescent substance of red, green and blue that emit light when activated by electrons.

Pixels (Phosphors)

Technology / Television (TV) / Pixels (Phosphors): Phosphorescent dots, arranged in horizontal lines on the television screen, which produce the video image when struck by a beam from the electron gun. MORE


Business / Machine Shop / Phosphorous: A highly reactive, toxic, nonmetallic element used in steel, glass and pyrotechnics. It is almost always found in combination with other elements such as minerals or metal ores. Found in steel and cas MORE


Entertainment / Photography / Phosphorescence: Property held by some materials of absorbing light of one wavelength and emitting it as light of a different wavelength. MORE

Phosphorus (P)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Phosphorus (P): Atomic number: 15, Atomic mass: 30,9738 g.mol -1, Oxidation states: ± 3, 4, 5, Electronegativity: 2,1, Density: 1,82 g/ml at 20°C, Melting point: 44,2 °C, Boiling point: 280 °C, Vanderwaals radius MORE


Science / Biology / Phosphorylation: The chemical attachment of phosphorous to a molecule, usually associated with the storage of energy in the covalent bond that is also formed. Example: attachment of the third phosphate group to ADP in MORE


Business / Agriculture / Phosphorus: An essential nutrient for plants and animals that is commonly applied to crops as a phosphate fertilizer. Phosphorus can contribute to the eutrophication of lakes and other water bodies. Sources of ex MORE