photodetector
noun Date: 1947 any of various devices for detecting and measuring the intensity of radiant energy through photoelectric action

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  • photodetector — /foh toh di tek teuhr/, n. 1. photosensor. 2. Electronics. any device, as a photodiode, phototube, or photovoltaic cell, that uses the photoelectric effect to convert radiant energy into an electrical signal. [1945 50; PHOTO + DETECTOR] * * * …   Universalium

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