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photochemistry

Line breaks: photo|chem¦is¦try
Pronunciation: /fəʊtəʊˈkɛmɪstri
 
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Definition of photochemistry in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The branch of chemistry concerned with the chemical effects of light.
Example sentences
  • Commercial applications of photochemistry include photography, optical-brighteners and luminescent products.
  • The photoisomerization of C = C double bond is the basic subject of photochemistry.
  • In photochemistry and photobiology, it is often assumed that the noncovalent association of a photosensitizer to its target will lead to more effective damage because diffusion-limited processes are eliminated.

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