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photocurrent

Line breaks: photo|cur¦rent
Pronunciation: /ˈfəʊtə(ʊ)ˌkʌr(ə)nt
 
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Definition of photocurrent in English:

noun

An electric current induced by the action of light.
Example sentences
  • The films generate a photocurrent under visible light irradiation.
  • The coating absorbs some of the laser's light, a percentage of which is made into a photocurrent.
  • In the previous study, the photocurrent was induced by continuous illumination and the results contained the contribution of multiple steps.

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