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Miniature microphones, photoelectric recharging cells, high-capacity RAM chips.
Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  pertaining to electricity generated by light or affected by light
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photoelectric photoelectricity
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  • Miniature microphones, photoelectric recharging cells, high-capacity RAM chips.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • It did this after first weighing each petri dish, and examining any growth with its photoelectric eye.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Men’s minds were too valuable to waste on tasks that a few thousand transistors, some photoelectric cells, and a cubic metre of printed circuits could perform.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood’s End
  • He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921 for his work on the photoelectric effect.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe

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  • Jason was about to turn around and head for the tackle shop and a flashlight when suddenly, as if on photoelectric cue, blue and red floods came alive, shooting their wide circles of light up from the ground into the palms above.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • That strip of foil at the end of the wire is a combination microphone and photoelectric recharging cell.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • ANDROMEDA MEDIA DESIG-779 ATMOSPHERE DESIG - 223 LUMINDESIG- L87 UV/H1 FINAL SCANNER PRINT An example of a scanner printout from the photoelectric eye that examined all growth media.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Studying the photoelectric effect illuminated the quantum nature of light and electrons and influenced the formation of the concept of wave-particle duality.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   photoelectric [8] , piezoelectric [9]
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