intrinsic photoemission

intrinsic photoemission

[in′trin·sik ¦fōd·ō·i′mish·ən]
(solid-state physics)
Photoemission which can occur in an ideally pure and perfect crystal, in contrast to other types of photoemission which are associated with crystal defects.
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