light-dependent reaction

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light-dependent reaction

a photosynthetic reaction or sequence of reactions that requires the presence of light. Compare DARK REACTIONS.
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Yang and his colleagues also use a Z-scheme in their system only they deploy two Earth abundant and stable semiconductors - silicon and titanium oxide - loaded with co-catalysts and with an ohmic contact inserted between them.
The majority charge carriers from both semiconductors recombine at the ohmic contact, completing the relay of the Z-scheme, similar to that of natural photosynthesis," Yang explained.