Becquerel effect

noun

Definition of Becquerel effect

: a photovoltaic electromotive force manifested by certain electrolytic cells with identical but unequally illuminated electrodes

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History and Etymology for Becquerel effect

after Antoine H. Becquerel †1908 French physicist

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“Becquerel effect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Becquerel%20effect. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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