photoconductivity(redirected from photoconductivities)
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n. pl. pho·to·con·duc·tiv·i·ties
Electrical conductivity affected by exposure to light.
(General Physics) the change in the electrical conductivity of certain substances, such as selenium, as a result of the absorption of electromagnetic radiation
pho•to•con•duc•tiv•i•ty(ˌfoʊ toʊˌkɒn dʌkˈtɪv ɪ ti)
the increase in the electrical conductivity of a substance, caused by the absorption of electromagnetic radiation.
pho`to•con•duc′tive (-kənˈdʌk tɪv) adj.