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An electron released or ejected from a substance by the photoelectric effect.
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(Atomic Physics) an electron ejected from an atom, molecule, or solid by an incident photon
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(ˌfoʊ toʊ ɪˈlɛk trɒn)

an electron emitted from a surface by photoemission.
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Noun1.photoelectron - an electron that is emitted from an atom or molecule by an incident photon
electron, negatron - an elementary particle with negative charge
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[ˌfəʊtəʊɪˈlektrɒn] Nfotoelectrón m
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This structure was not resolved and hence the effect of these interactions was to broaden the spectral peaks observed in the [CO.sup.+.sub.2] photoelectron spectra.
X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) is the most commonly used technique for determining the chemical composition of surfaces.
X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) is one of the techniques that have been used to measure silicon dioxide film thicknesses.
X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) uses energy-dependent modulations of photoelectron scattering to determine local atomic structure [50].