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light-sensitive

[′līt ′sen·səd·iv]
(electronics)
Having photoconductive, photoemissive, or photovoltaic characteristics. Also known as photosensitive.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In this study, we analyze the rectification properties of the light-sensitive current in the detached photoreceptor outer segment preparation (DOS) in three nocturnal gecko species, Gekko gecko, Tarentola mauritanica, and Hemidactylus frenatus and we show that current-voltage study displays cone-like features in the physiological voltage range.
In the UCL model, a light-sensitive dye called methylene blue is used.
RPE cells support, protect and provide nutrition for the light-sensitive photoreceptors.
The light-sensitive cells in the macula slowly break down in this form of the disease, resulting in a gradual loss of central vision over a period of many years.
The technology uses a light-sensitive dye to convert sunlight into energy, much the way plant leaves use chlorophyll for photosynthesis.
By exposing the iPS cells to a cocktail of chemicals, the scientists caused them to grow into partially developed retina cells - the light-sensitive cells at the back of the eye.
Featuring sustainable elements such as the maximum use of natural daylight, light-sensitive fixtures, low-flow lavatory faucets and showerheads, and the most efficient heating and cooling system available, the building exceeds efficiency standards by 26 percent, while providing modern college residential facilities to 350 students and preserving the historic nineteenth-century aesthetics of the campus.
Sticking plasters embedded with diodes could be used to treat skin cancer in combination with light-sensitive drugs.
The picture, which was obtained by laying a leaf on light-sensitive paper, was previously thought to have been created in 1839 by Henry Fox Talbot, a pioneer of photography.