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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.
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Adj.1.photoconductive - of or relating to photoconductivity; "selenium is a photoconductive substance"
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In the photoconductive mode, the dependence upon light is linear.
Kazuko Nishimura, from Panasonic in Japan, presented the company's organic CMOS sensor, which has an organic photoconductive film for photoelectric conversion, and offers high near-infrared sensitivity that can be controlled electronically.
CuO NPs have been used in a variety of applications including supercapacitors, photoconductive materials, nanofluids, bio and gas sensors, solar cells, and magnetic storage media [96, 97].
Moreover, platinum decorated MWCNTs can be contemplated for developing low-dimensional platforms for photoconductive and optical circuits [17].
Mahmood, "Performance of an ultraviolet photoconductive sensor using well-aligned aluminium-doped zinc oxide nanorod arrays annealed in an air and oxygen environment," Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, vol.
Particularly, we have recently reported the concept and development of the first optically controlled reconfigurable antenna for millimeter-wave applications, which is based on a slotted waveguide antenna array and two photoconductive switches [23].
It is found that in addition to mobility, effective carrier lifetime of the photoconductive semiconductor is the key parameter for determining the modulation strength.
Rajpure, "Chemical bath deposited ZnO thin film based UV photoconductive detector," Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol.
[In.sub.2][S.sub.3], as a typical III-VI group sulfide, is an n-type semiconductor with a band gap of 2.0-2.3 eV corresponding to visible light region which attracted intense interest for optical, photoconductive, and optoelectronic applications.
Analyses were performed with an FTIR spectrometer (Vertex 70v, Bruker Optik GmbH) coupled with an infrared microscope (Hyperion 2000, Bruker Optics GmbH) equipped with a standard single element midband photoconductive mercury-cadmiumtelluride (MCT) detector cooled by liquid nitrogen, a 20x Cassegrain objective, and a Ge ATR crystal.