photoconductivity

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noun pho·to·con·duc·tiv·i·ty \-ˌkän-ˌdək-ˈti-və-tē, -kən-\

Definition of photoconductivity

  1. :  electrical conductivity that is affected by exposure to electromagnetic radiation (as light)

1924

First Known Use of photoconductivity

1924


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photoconductivity

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noun pho·to·con·duc·tiv·i·ty \-ˌkän-ˌdək-ˈtiv-ət-ē, -kən-\

Medical Definition of photoconductivity

plural

photoconductivities

  1. :  electrical conductivity that is affected by exposure to electromagnetic radiation (as light)


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