photooxidize

photooxidize

(ˌfəʊtəʊˈɒksɪˌdaɪz) or

photooxidise

vb (tr)
(Chemistry) chem physics to undergo or cause to undergo photooxidation
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We demonstrate that UV radiation can photooxidize leaf litter, producing carbon dioxide, which is either emitted directly to the atmosphere, or accumulated as dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC) in the water.
This mechanism could be operative in commercial type PVDF paints, especially since they contain an acrylic component that is less inherently weatherable than the PVDF resin, which could photooxidize leading to binder contraction, which is inhomogeneous in the x-y plane.