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what is the difference between photo electri effect and photo voltaic effect?

what is the difference between photo electri effect and photo voltaic effect?

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Rinkoo Gupta
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10 years ago
Thephotoelectric effectis the observation that manymetalsemitelectronswhenlightshines upon them. Electrons emitted in this manner may be calledphotoelectrons
Thephotovoltaic effectis the creation ofvoltageorelectric currentin a material upon exposure tolight.The photovoltaic effect was first observed by French physicistA. E. Becquerelin 1839

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