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photoconductivity

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Electrical conductivity affected by exposure to light.

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  • n. An increase in the electrical conductivity of a material as a result of incident electromagnetic radiation

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. change in the electrical conductivity of a substance as a result of absorbing electromagnetic radiation

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Examples

  • Dan dragged me into ultra-fast pulsed laser spectroscopy and into fast-transient photoconductivity as probes of the excited states of semiconducting polymers.

    Alan Heeger - Autobiography

  • My graduation thesis was devoted to the problem of obtaining the thin films and investigating the photoconductivity of bismuth telluride compounds.

    Zhores I. Alferov - Autobiography

  • Chester Carlson patented a new dry photographic process (Xerography) based upon principles of photoconductivity and electrostatics.

    e. Transportation and Communication

  • Fellowship at Princeton University for postdoctoral work, at which time he began a study of photoconductivity in willemite crystals.

    Robert Hofstadter - Biography

  • Furthermore, the team demonstrated that the magnitude of the photoconductivity of the plasmon-coupled nanoparticles can be tuned independently of the optical characteristics of the molecule, a result that has significant implications for future nanoscale optoelectronic devices.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

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