photocurrent
noun Date: 1913 a stream of electrons produced by photoelectric or photovoltaic effects

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Photocurrent — In telecommunication, photocurrent is the current that flows through a photosensitive device, such as a photodiode, as the result of exposure to radiant power. Note 1: The photocurrent may occur as a result of the photoelectric, photoemissive, or …   Wikipedia

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  • photocurrent — |fōd.(ˌ)ō+ noun Etymology: short for photoelectric current : a stream of electrons produced by photoelectric or photovoltaic effects * * * photocurrent, damage see photo 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • photocurrent — /foh toh kerr euhnt, kur /, n. Physics. an electric current produced by a photoelectric effect. Also called photoelectric current. [1910 15; PHOTO + CURRENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • photocurrent — noun Any electric current that flows as a result of photoconductivity or the photovoltaic effect …   Wiktionary

  • photocurrent — n. electric current which is caused by photoelectric effect …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Photocurrent —   An electric current induced by radiant energy …   Energy terms

  • photocurrent — pho·to·current …   English syllables

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