Definition of Photoconductivity

1. Noun. Change in the electrical conductivity of a substance as a result of absorbing electromagnetic radiation.

Exact synonyms: Photoconduction
Generic synonyms: Electrical Conduction
Derivative terms: Photoconductive



Definition of Photoconductivity

1. Noun. (physics) An increase in the electrical conductivity of a material as a result of incident electromagnetic radiation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Photoconductivity

photocoagulators
photocolorimeter
photocolorimeters
photocolorimetry
photocompose
photocomposed
photocomposer
photocomposers
photocomposes
photocomposing
photocomposition
photoconductance
photoconduction
photoconductive
photoconductive cell
photoconductivity
photoconductor
photoconductors
photocontrol
photoconversion
photoconversions
photoconvert
photoconverted
photoconverter
photoconverters
photoconvertible
photoconverting
photoconverts
photocopiable
photocopied

Literary usage of Photoconductivity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"There are seven chapters, covering bonding and band structure, crystal growth, fundamental optical properties, luminescence, photoconductivity, ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"... in sses organic compounds Photoconductivity Flash photolysis studies Exploration of novel methods Polypeptide chemistry • ri?1 of photography . ..."

3. Visualizing Chemistry: The Progress and Promise of Advanced Chemical Imaging by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"Near-field photoconductivity of stretch- oriented poly(para-phenylene vinylene). Appl. Phys. Lett. 75:3814-3816. (b) Gray, MH, JWP Hsu, L. Giovane, ..."

4. Solid Phase Extraction in Sample Preparation: An Applications Bibliography by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Applic., 525:151-160 (1990), Determination of Nicorandil in Plasma using High- Performance Liquid Chromatography with Photoconductivity and Ultraviolet ..."

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