Definition of flash photolysis in English:

flash photolysis

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noun

[mass noun] Chemistry
  • The use of a very intense flash of light to bring about decomposition or dissociation in a heated gas, usually as a means of generating and studying short-lived molecules.
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    • The photochemistry of ninhydrin in benzene and water was studied by laser flash photolysis and electron paramagnetic resonance.
    • Both these mechanisms were studied by laser flash photolysis, which was used to monitor the formation of any reactive products upon excitation of aloe emodin.
    • The authors used emission spectroscopy, laser flash photolysis and pulse radiolysis to measure a series of photophysical parameters of curcumin.

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