photoelectrochemical cell

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.P04605
An electrochemical cell in which current and a voltage are simultaneously produced upon absorption of light by one or more of the electrodes. Usually at least one of the electrodes is a @[email protected]
See also:
photovoltaic cell
,
photoelectrolytic cell
,
photogalvanic cell
Sources:
PAC, 1991, 63, 569. (Terminology in semiconductor electrochemistry and photoelectrochemical energy conversion (Recommendations 1991)) on page 593 [Terms] [Paper]
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2260 [Terms] [Paper]