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Surface Photovoltage, SPV  generation of surface potential in semiconductors as a result of illumination with light featuring energy larger than energy gap of semiconductor; photo-generated electrons and holes are separated by the electric field in the space charge region at the surface.
photoelectric effect  energy of radiation is converted into electric current in the irradiated semiconductor; energy of radiation must be greater than semiconductor energy gap.
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