photoconductive gain factor

photoconductive gain factor

[fōd·ō·kən′dək·tiv ′gān ‚fak·tər]
(electronics)
The ratio of the number of electrons per second flowing through a circuit containing a cube of semiconducting material, whose sides are of unit length, to the number of photons per second absorbed in this volume.
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