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Related to photoemission: photoelectric effect, photoelectric emission, photoelectric process, photoemissive cell
Emission of photoelectrons, especially from metallic surfaces.
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(General Physics) the emission of electrons due to the impact of electromagnetic radiation, esp as a result of the photoelectric effect
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pho•to•e•mis•sion(ˌfoʊ toʊ ɪˈmɪʃ ən)
the emission of electrons from a surface absorbing electromagnetic radiation, as light.
pho`to•e•mis′sive (-ɪˈmɪs ɪv) adj.
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