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pho·to·e·lec·tron

(fō'tō-ē-lek'tron),
An electron freed by the action of light.

photoelectron

[-ilek′tron]
Etymology: Gk, phos, light + elektron, amber
any electron that is discharged when light strikes a metal surface.

photoelectron

(fō″tō-ē-lĕk′trŏn) [″ + elektron, amber]
An electron that is ejected from its orbit around the nucleus of an atom by interaction with a photon of energy (light, x-radiation, and so on).
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Any person or entity owning or operating any cable system or any fiber optic, photo-optical, electromagnetic, photoelectronic, satellite, wireless, microwave, radio, data transmission, or internet-based distribution network, system, or facility.
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This tuned physical property of nanocrystalline thin films makes them an important category material that can find potential applications in photoelectronic devices [6].
Communications service" means any service lawfully provided for a charge or compensation by any cable system or by any radio, fiber optic, photo-optical, electromagnetic, photoelectronic, satellite, microwave, data transmission, internet-based, or wireless distribution network, system, or facility, including but not limited to, any electronic, date, video, audio, internet access, microwave, and radio communications, transmissions, signals, and service, and any such communications, transmissions, signals, and services lawfully provided for a charge or compensation, directly or indirectly by or through any of those networks, systems, or facilities.
Section 2510(12) of the ECPA expanded the definition of "electronic communication" to include "transfer of signs, signals, writing images, sounds, data, or intelligence of any nature transmitted in whole or in part by a wire, radio, electromagnetic, photoelectronic, or photooptical system that affects interstate or foreign commerce.
The ECPA defines "electronic communication" as "any transfer of signs, signals, writing, images, sounds, data, or intelligence of any nature transmitted in whole or in part by a wire, radio, electromagnetic, photoelectronic or photooptical system.
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A photoelectronic recorder such as a charge-coupled device staring at the same part of the sky for hundreds or even thousands of hours could build up images and spectra of very faint objects, down to 27th magnitude.
Fulgides, a kind of photochromic systems, which have attracted extent interesting and lots of papers, are reported on synthesis, properties, and potential photoelectronic applications (10), (11) because of the fatigue resistance and thermally irreversibility.
Electronic communication' means any transfer of signs, signals, writing, images, sounds, data, or intelligence of any nature transmitted in whole or in part by a wire, radio, electromagnetic, photoelectronic or photooptical system that affects interstate or foreign commerce .
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