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electrochromism

Line breaks: elec¦tro|chro¦mism
Pronunciation: /ɪˌlɛktrə(ʊ)ˈkrəʊmɪz(ə)m
 
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Definition of electrochromism in English:

noun

[mass noun] Chemistry
The property of certain dyes of changing colour when placed in an electric field.
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

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adjective
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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