That part of the emission which is induced by a resonant perturbing electromagnetic
field. The transition between states, n
, is governed by the Einsteincoefficient
of stimulated emission,
emission and lasing
action are examples of processes which require stimulated emission.
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223
(Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996))
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