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photoelectron

[foh-toh-i-lek-tron] /ˌfoʊ toʊ ɪˈlɛk trɒn/
noun, Physics.
1.
an electron emitted from a system by the photoelectric effect.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; photo- + electron
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Examples from the web for photoelectron
  • As an x-ray enters the chamber it interacts with the gas, producing an energetic photoelectron.
  • Investigation of free and solvated multiply-charged anions using photoelectron spectroscopy.
British Dictionary definitions for photoelectron

photoelectron

/ˌfəʊtəʊɪˈlɛktrɒn/
noun
1.
an electron ejected from an atom, molecule, or solid by an incident photon
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photoelectron in Science
photoelectron
  (fō'tō-ĭ-lěk'trŏn')   
An electron released or ejected from a photoelectric substance, having absorbed energy from incoming light.
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