photoemissive detector

Also contains definition of: external photoelectric effect
A @R05054@ in which a photon interacts with a solid surface, which is called the photocathode, or a gas, releasing a photoelectron. This process is called the external photoelectric effect. The photoelectrons are collected by an electrode at positive @E01935@, i.e. the @A00370@.
PAC, 1995, 67, 1745. (Nomenclature, symbols, units and their usage in spectrochemical analysis-XI. Detection of radiation (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1752 [Terms] [Paper]