photoconductive cell

noun

Definition of photoconductive cell

: a photoelectric cell utilizing photoconductivity (as in a layer of selenium) so that an increase in illumination causes a decrease in electrical resistance and permits the flow of a greater electrical current

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“Photoconductive cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photoconductive%20cell. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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