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[foh-toh-kuh n-duhk-tiv] /ˌfoʊ toʊ kənˈdʌk tɪv/
of, relating to, or exhibiting photoconductivity.
Origin of photoconductive
1925-30; photo- + conductive
Related forms
photoconduction, noun
photoconductor, noun Unabridged
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  • The theory is that this happens because of a mechanism called photoconductive gain.
  • Both single-well photovoltaic and multiple-well photoconductive devices have been demonstrated.
  • The address beam is then projected on a large, single- pixel liquid crystal light modulator containing a photoconductive layer.
  • Second, there is substantially more radiated power than the photoconductive system.
  • Commercially, these detectors are available either in a photoconductive or photovoltaic configuration.
  • photoconductive detectors measured how long fusion reactions lasted.

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