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pho·to·e·lec·tron

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

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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(14) "electronic communications system" means any wire, radio, electromagnetic, photooptical or photoelectronic facilities for the transmission of wire or electronic communications, and any computer facilities or related electronic equipment for the electronic storage of such communications;
[section] 2510(12) (2006) (defining "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" that is not a wire or oral communication); see, e.g., In re Pharmatrak, Inc.
"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, data, 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.
Interception means "the aural or other acquisition of the contents of any wire, electronic, or oral communication through the use of any electronic, mechanical, or other device." (20) An electronic communication is "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 ...
An "electronic communication service" is "any service which provides to users thereof the ability to send or receive wire or electronic communications." (38) For purposes of the SCA an "electronic communication" is "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." (39) Recent cases have helped further define this concept, holding that the definition of electronic communication includes, among other things, e-mail, (40) instant messages, (41) and data input to online forms.
There are three types of detectors: ionization, photoelectronic and thermal.
In contrast, an "electronic communication" is "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...." (143) Thus, it is clear from the language of the statute that both definitions encompass telephone or cell phone conversations, voicemail, email, and all other data sent over the previously described systems.
A photoelectronic detector measures the light passing through the aperture.
(12) Title I of the ECPA defines electronic communications 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...." (13) The ECPA not only prohibits the interception of electronic communications, but also the unauthorized access to these communications while in storage pursuant to the Stored Communications Act created under Title II of the ECPA.
Leaf area was measured with a photoelectronic leaf area meter (LI 3000, LI-COR, Lincoln, NE), and the number of tillers was determined.
Leuze Mayser has a comprehensive range of photoelectronic sensors and scanners specifically designed for applications in the print, packing, canning and bottling industries.
Section 2510(12) 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, but it goes on to state that it "does not include ...