Definition of photocurrent in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌfōdōˈkərənt/


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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