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
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- n. change in the electrical conductivity of a substance as a result of absorbing electromagnetic radiation
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Dan dragged me into ultra-fast pulsed laser spectroscopy and into fast-transient photoconductivity as probes of the excited states of semiconducting polymers.
My graduation thesis was devoted to the problem of obtaining the thin films and investigating the photoconductivity of bismuth telluride compounds.
Chester Carlson patented a new dry photographic process (Xerography) based upon principles of photoconductivity and electrostatics.
Fellowship at Princeton University for postdoctoral work, at which time he began a study of photoconductivity in willemite crystals.
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.
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