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[foh-toh-kon-duhk-tiv-i-tee] /ˌfoʊ toʊˌkɒn dʌkˈtɪv ɪ ti/

noun, Physics.
the increase in the electrical of a substance, often nonmetallic, caused by the absorption of electromagnetic radiation.
the change in the electrical conductivity of certain substances, such as selenium, as a result of the absorption of electromagnetic radiation


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