Kirlian photography

noun Kir·li·an photography \ˈkir-lē-ən-\

Definition of Kirlian photography

  1. :  a process in which an image is obtained by application of a high-frequency electric field to an object so that it radiates a characteristic pattern of luminescence that is recorded on photographic film

Kirlian photograph


Origin and Etymology of kirlian photography

Semën D. Kirlian †1978 and Valentina Kh. Kirlian †1971 Soviet inventors

First Known Use: 1972

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