Soviet Physics Journal

, Volume 12, Issue 8, pp 1054–1056 | Cite as

The becquerel effect

  • E. D. Korlyakov


It is shown that the Becquerel effect (the photogalvanic effect) consists of an effect analogous to the Dember effect in semiconductors combined with the appearance of a photo-emf, accompanied by a photoadsorption effect at the electrode surfaces.


Electrode Surface Photogalvanic Effect Dember Effect 
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© Consultants Bureau 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. D. Korlyakov
    • 1
  1. 1.Admiral Makarov Leningrad Naval Engineering CollegeUSSR

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