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photoresistor  homogenous semiconductor with two ohmic contacts; its conductivity changes upon illumination with light featuring energy higher than semiconductor's bandgap.
photoelectric effect  energy of radiation is converted into electric current in the irradiated semiconductor; energy of radiation must be greater than semiconductor energy gap.
photocurrent  current in semiconductor resulting from its illumination with light featuring energy higher than semiconductor's bandgap.
photocurrent  current in semiconductor resulting from its illumination with light featuring energy higher than semiconductor's energy gap.
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