[ foh-toh-kon-duhk-tiv-i-tee ]
/ ˌfoʊ toʊˌkɒn dʌkˈtɪv ɪ ti /
the increase in the electrical conductivity of a substance, often nonmetallic, caused by the absorption of electromagnetic radiation.
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British Dictionary definitions for photoconductivity
/ (ˌfəʊtəʊˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ) /
the change in the electrical conductivity of certain substances, such as selenium, as a result of the absorption of electromagnetic radiation
Derived forms of photoconductivityphotoconductive (ˌfəʊtəʊkənˈdʌktɪv), adjectivephotoconductor, noun
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