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The chemistry of the effects of light on chemical systems.

pho′to·chem′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
pho′to·chem′i·cal·ly adv.


(Chemistry) the branch of chemistry concerned with the chemical effects of light and other electromagnetic radiations. Also called: actinochemistry
ˌphotoˈchemist n


(ˌfoʊ toʊˈkɛm ə stri)

the branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of light.
pho`to•chem′i•cal (-ɪ kəl) adj.
pho`to•chem′i•cal•ly, adv.
pho`to•chem′ist, n.
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Noun1.photochemistry - branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of light
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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Specifically, Alexander was recognized for significant contributions in the field of organic photochemistry and in the synthesis and properties of organic small ring compounds.
During the ceremony, the chemistry students presented unique ideas to solve environmental and health problems and showcased their research projects in the form of posters and 3D models to elaborate their synopsis in which they highlighted the research areas included environmental chemistry, photochemistry, electrochemistry, medicinal chemistry and material chemistry.
Results of the research have been published in Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, vol.
Albini and Fagnoni show how photochemistry can produce intermediates in synthetic reactions that are not attainable by any known thermal reaction, and can generate intermediates that are also reached thermally but in mild conditions that make the reactions easier to control.
Bolton has published over 170 archived papers on photochemistry and UV technologies.
The result was the formation of a brownish haze between the two panes of glass containing the experiment, confirming that organic-ice photochemistry at conditions like Titan's lower atmosphere could produce tholins.
Other speakers at Solar Flair include Solar Power Portal editor Emma Hughes, Energy and Environmental Management magazine's David Thorpe, Dr Chiara Candelise of the University of Edinburgh's Institute for Energy Systems and Professor James Durrant, the professor of photochemistry at Imperial College London, Dr David Lane, reader in analytical physics and advanced materials at Cranfield University and Dr Douglas Halliday, deputy director of the Centre for Materials Physics at Durham University.
photochemistry and could also assist the design of more efficient solar cells.
About 10 flag leaves per genotype were measured and their average is considered, During the experiment traits of chlorophyll content(CCI), maximum primary yield of photochemistry of photo system II (Fv/F0) and maximum quantum yield of photosynthesis II system (Fv/Fm), were measured, after maturity, grain yield were harvested from about three square meters, All agricultural operations carried out uniformly in normal and stress condition.