Excimer Definition

ĕksə-mər
noun
A dimer formed through the bonding of an electrically excited molecule with an unexcited one: such a bond decays rapidly into a dissociative ground state, resulting in radiation emission.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Excimer

Noun

Singular:
excimer
Plural:
excimers

Origin of Excimer

  • exc(ited) (d)imer

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • exci- +"Ž -mer

    From Wiktionary

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