photoconduction


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pho·to·con·duc·tiv·i·ty

 (fō′tō-kŏn′dŭk-tĭv′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. pho·to·con·duc·tiv·i·ties
Electrical conductivity affected by exposure to light.

pho′to·con·duc′tion n.
pho′to·con·duc′tive adj.

photoconduction

(ˌfəʊtəʊkənˈdʌkʃən)
n
(General Physics) conduction of electricity resulting from the absorption of light
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Noun1.photoconduction - change in the electrical conductivity of a substance as a result of absorbing electromagnetic radiation
electrical conduction - the passage of electricity through a conductor
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Segregated and alternately stacked donor/acceptor nanodomains in tubular morphology tailored with zinc porphyrin-C60 amphiphilic dyads: clear geometrical effects on photoconduction.
Therefore, photoconduction acts as the great equalizer when considering the device speed.
The company's patented process employs femtosecond laser processing of the target material resulting in an extremely thin (300nm) photoconduction layer applicable to both biased (detection) and photovoltaic (power generation) applications.