photoelectrical effect

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.P04601
The ejection of an electron from a solid or a liquid by a photon.
Sources:
Orange Book, 2nd ed., p. 234 [Terms]
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2260 [Terms] [Paper]