The collective emission of fluorescent radiation by a system of excited atoms or ions as a result of the spontaneous correlation of excited atomic states.
1960s; earliest use found in Journal of Applied Physics. From super- + fluorescence.
superfluorescence/ˌsuːpəflʊəˈrɛsns/ /ˌsuːpəflɔːˈrɛsns/ /ˌsuːpəflʊˈrɛsns/
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