pho·​to·​in·​duced | \ ˌfō-tō-in-ˈdüst How to pronounce photoinduced (audio) , -ˈdyüst \

Definition of photoinduced

: induced by the action of light

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Other Words from photoinduced

photoinduction \ ˌfō-​tō-​in-​ˈdək-​shən How to pronounce photoinduction (audio) \ noun
photoinductive \ ˌfō-​tō-​in-​ˈdək-​tiv How to pronounce photoinductive (audio) \ adjective

Examples of photoinduced in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web David Hsieh, a condensed matter physicist at the California Institute of Technology, creates photoinduced superconductivity in a type of material (known as a Mott insulator) that becomes insulating at very cold temperatures. Neil Savage, Scientific American, "What Are the Limits of Manipulating Nature?," 8 May 2018

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First Known Use of photoinduced

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Photoinduced.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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