photothermic


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photothermic

(ˌfəʊtəʊˈθɜːmɪk) or

photothermal

adj
(General Physics) of or concerned with light and heat, esp the production of heat by light
ˌphotoˈthermically, ˌphotoˈthermally adv
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It is able to rapidly induce photochemical and photothermic effects in the deep tissue.
The specific thermal capacity of both the uncompatibilized and compatibilized blends was evaluated by the photothermic technique in order to verify the influence of the compatibilizer agent in this thermal property.
The seasonal rhythm is not determined by a hydrologic but by a photothermic regime and by the period of sunlight; that is, heat and light, rather than moisture, are the main influences.