photoelectric

(redirected from photovoltaic)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to photovoltaic: Photovoltaic effect, photovoltaic cell

pho·to·e·lec·tric

(fō'tō-ē-lek'trik),
Denoting electronic or electric effects produced by the action of light. See: photoelectric effect, photoelectric absorption.

pho·to·e·lec·tric

(fō'tō-ĕ-lek'trik)
Denoting electronic or electric effects produced by the action of light.

photoelectric 

Pertaining to the interaction between radiation and matter resulting in the absorption of photons and the consequent emission of electrons.

photoelectric

pertaining to the electrical effects of light or other radiation.

photoelectric absorption
the basis of diagnostic radiology. The difference in absorption of x-ray energy by different tissues causes differences in electromagnetic energy arriving at the film.
References in periodicals archive ?
Could solar energy--whether provided en masse via photovoltaic shingles or in small doses through individually powered products--serve as a safety net?
We are hearing about a wide variety of potential applications, [including] transistors, electronic circuits, high-density energy storage devices, advanced emissive displays, and advanced photovoltaics.
A modern photovoltaic panel produces about 10 watts of peak power per square foot under average conditions.
With the plant in operation, California will account for 30 percent of the world's photovoltaic production.
The fundamental problem in photovoltaic technology is that the cells cost too much," says Eldon C.
LONDON -- In 2010 Spain dominated the global concentrated photovoltaic market with around 16 MW of cumulative installed capacity, according to a report available on companiesandmarkets.
The report analyses global renewable power market, global solar photovoltaic (PV) market, Australia power market, Australia renewable power market and Australia solar photovoltaic (PV) market.
The report analyses global renewable power market, global solar photovoltaic (PV) market, Ukraine power market, Ukraine renewable power market and Ukraine solar photovoltaic (PV) market.
Established in November 2011 in Singapore, Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association is a leading academic, authoritative and service-oriented regional industrial organization for the Asian photovoltaic industry.
It has come the closest in performance to what we feel needs to be achieved for photovoltaic cells used in utility systems," says Edgar DeMeo of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) in Palo Alto, Calif.
com/research/80d6ed/global_and_china_p) has announced the addition of the "Global and China Photovoltaic Inverter Industry Report, 2010-2011" report to their offering.