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photoelectric effect

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In certain materials, the changes in the electrical characteristics caused by photon absorption.

photoconductivity

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In certain materials, the increase in electrical conductivity that results from increases in the number of free carriers generated when photons are absorbed. Note: The photons must have quantum ...

photoconductive effect

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In certain materials, the phenomenon that results in photoconductivity.

stroke width

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In character recognition, the distance between the two edges of a stroke, measured perpendicular to the stroke centerline.

stroke edge

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In character recognition, the line of discontinuity between a side of a stroke and the background, obtained by averaging, over the length of the stroke, the irregularities resulting from the printing ...

colour balancing

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In color television technology, a calibration process involving adjustment of the relative amplitudes of the signal levels representing the tristimulus colors to (a) achieve a camera output signal or ...

colour processing

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In color television technology, electronic alteration of the color information content to effect a change in the color balance of the video signal.

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