Definition of electrochromism in English:

electrochromism

Syllabification: e·lec·tro·chrom·ism
Pronunciation: /əˌlektrōˈkrōmizəm
 
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noun

Chemistry
The property of certain dyes of changing color when placed in an electric field.
More example sentences
  • This charge-shift couples with an electric field within a cell membrane, resulting in electrochromism.
  • These membrane-bound ASP probes were shown to exhibit electrochromism resulting from a charge - shift mechanism in which energies of absorption, excitation, and emission are modulated by the membrane electric field strength.
  • Relative changes in the emission spectral amplitude resulting from excitation spectral shifts or effects other than electrochromism on dye response are not addressed in this study.

Derivatives

electrochromic

Pronunciation: /-ˈkrōmik/
adjective
More example sentences
  • An electrolyte layer conducts ions back and forth between the electrochromic layer and an ion storage layer.
  • It's done with ‘layers of different electrochromic polymers’ and the system includes a color-matching camera and pre-visualization screen.
  • These changes reflect mainly electrochromic bandshifts of carotenoids and can be described by the following expression.

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