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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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Other topics include seismic and electrical signatures of the lithosphere-asthenosphere system of the normal oceanic mantle, hydrogeomorphic ecosystem responses to natural and anthropogenic changes in the loess plateau of China, the photochemistry of sulfur dioxide and the origin of mass-independent isotope fractionation in Earth's atmosphere, statistics of earthquake activity: models and methods for earthquake predictability studies, and the rise of animals in a changing environment: global ecological innovation in the Late Ediacaran.
Contract awarded for Catering 9th Asian Photochemistry Conference (APC2016) Conference taking place from 04-08 Dec 2016
The Symposium, in addition to Inaugural and Concluding ceremonies, will have 16 Technical Sessions on a number of themes of the Symposium, including: Light Detection and Harvesting; Light Emitting Devices; Light-Matter Interactions; Light-Based Technologies; Photochemistry and Photobiology; Opto-electronics and Photonics; Imaging Science; and Quantum Informatics.
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.
Therefore, ethane should not be stable to photochemistry.
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.
The minimeter is suited for lamp and LED characterization, color analysis, photostability testing, photobiology and photochemistry.
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.