multiphoton

adjective
mul·​ti·​pho·​ton | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈfō-ˌtän How to pronounce multiphoton (audio) , -ˌtī- \

Definition of multiphoton

physics
: using or involving more than one photon multiphoton interactions multiphoton ionization

First Known Use of multiphoton

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Multiphoton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multiphoton. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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