photoconductivity

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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.

photoconductivity

(ˌfəʊtəʊˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ)
n
(General Physics) the change in the electrical conductivity of certain substances, such as selenium, as a result of the absorption of electromagnetic radiation
photoconductive adj
ˌphotoconˈductor n

pho•to•con•duc•tiv•i•ty

(ˌfoʊ toʊˌkɒn dʌkˈtɪv ɪ ti)

n.
the increase in the electrical conductivity of a substance, caused by the absorption of electromagnetic radiation.
[1925–30]
pho`to•con•duc′tive (-kənˈdʌk tɪv) adj.
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Noun1.photoconductivity - 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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photoconductivité