photoconductive

Use Photoconductive in a sentence

photoconductive

[foh-toh-kuhn-duhk-tiv]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or exhibiting photoconductivity.

Origin:
1925–30; photo- + conductive

photoconduction, noun
photoconductor, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To photoconductive
Collins
World English Dictionary
photoconductivity (ˌfəʊtəʊˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ)
 
n
the change in the electrical conductivity of certain substances, such as selenium, as a result of the absorption of electromagnetic radiation
 
photoconductive
 
adj
 
photocon'ductor
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
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.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature