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Is luminescence from impact of fast neutral atoms/molecules on a suitable substance known?

You decide if the following is relevant. J. Chem. Phys. 50, 4758–4765 (1969) Abstract The chemisorption of each of the gases oxygen, nitric oxide, and carbon monoxide on a clean, polycrystalline ...
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Is luminescence from impact of fast neutral atoms/molecules on a suitable substance known?

I can't think of any physical reason why it is impossible, but I don't know of any examples of it and there are good reasons why macroscopic emission of light from a material that has particles ...
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Can active sonar detect objects by "fluorescence" in a different frequency from the original pulse?

The acoustic response of most objects is quite linear, so you will only receive signals in frequencies that were transmitted. However, there are indeed non-linear acoustic effects, which could cause ...
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