intrinsic photoconductivity

intrinsic photoconductivity

[in′trin·sik ¦fōd·ō‚kän‚dək′tiv·əd·ē]
(solid-state physics)
Photoconductivity associated with excitation of charge carriers across the band gap of a material.
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