[foh-tuh-fish-uhn, foh-tuh-fish-]
noun Physics.
nuclear fission induced by the absorption of a high-energy photon.

1935–40; photo- + fission Unabridged
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These photofission photons are correlated to the fission events and have their own multiplicities.
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