photoconductive cell


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Related to photoconductive cell: photovoltaic cell, photoemissive cell
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Noun1.photoconductive cell - a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiationsphotoconductive cell - a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations
detector, sensing element, sensor - any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner
photocathode - a cathode that emits electrons when illuminated
selenium cell - a photoelectric cell that uses a strip of selenium
transducer - an electrical device that converts one form of energy into another
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Sensors are made of photoconductive cells, which are involved in bridge (Dado, 1999).
The S9648, according to the company, has lower output-current fluctuations compared to phototransistors and CdS photoconductive cells.
The report also includes industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment, a breakdown of establishments, sales and employment by employee size of establishment (9 categories), and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, including solar cells, radiation sensors, photovoltaic devices, and photoconductive cells.