- the branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of light.
Origin of photochemistry
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Scheele's work aroused much interest in photochemical effects and many investigations followed.
The foregoing are only a few of the multitude of photochemical reactions and other effects of radiant energy.
We must therefore conclude that the heliotropic curvature of the polyps is determined by a photochemical action of the light.The Organism as a Whole
The product of photochemical decomposition no longer forms azo-colours with amines or phenols.Coal
- of or relating to photochemistry; involving the chemical effects of light
- the branch of chemistry concerned with the chemical effects of light and other electromagnetic radiationsAlso called: actinochemistry
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- The branch of chemistry that deals with the effects of light on chemical systems.
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- The scientific study of the effects of light and ultraviolet radiation on chemical reactions.
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