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Chemical decomposition induced by light or other radiant energy.

pho′to·lyt′ic (fō′tə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
pho′to·lyt′i·cal·ly adv.


(Chemistry) chem in a photolytic manner, by photolytic means
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Certain azo compounds such as azobisisobutyronitrile can also photolytically cleave, forming two alkyl radicals and nitrogen gas.
This study will therefore address concerns regarding the applicability of kinetic results obtained in experiments in which CI are produced photolytically.
Initial results showed that decolorization by UV alone were not effective because dye was photolytically stable and resistant to direct UV irradiation.
Some of the d-block metal complexes activate endonucleolytic cleavage reaction in DNA photolytically or with the aid of external agents [3].