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photoconductivity
In certain materials, the increase in electrical conductivity that results from increases in the number of free carriers generated when photons are absorbed. Note: The photons must have quantum energy sufficient to overcome the band-gap in the material in question.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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