Definition of photoexcite in English:

photoexcite

verb

Physics
  • with object To subject to photoexcitation; to raise to a higher energy level by bombardment with photons.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Physical Review Letters. From photo- + excite, after photoexcitation.

Pronunciation

photoexcite

/ˌfəʊtəʊɪkˈsʌɪt//ˌfəʊtəʊɛkˈsʌɪt/