Hallwachs effect

noun
Hall·wachs effect | \ ˈhälˌväks- \

Definition of Hallwachs effect 

: a photoelectric effect in which a negatively charged body in a vacuum is discharged upon exposure to ultraviolet radiation

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History and Etymology for Hallwachs effect

after Wilhelm Hallwachs †1922 German physicist

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