color center

noun

: a defect in the lattice structure of a usually transparent crystal that causes light of only one color to be transmitted by the part of the crystal in which the defect is located

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“Color center.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/color%20center. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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