Light polymerization | definition of light polymerization by Medical dictionary
light pol·y·mer·i·za·tion (līt poli-mĕr-ī-zāshŭn)
Use of visible or ultraviolet illumination to excite a photoinitiator; which can initiate polymerization, usually of a resin.
Synonym(s): light curing
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Caption: Figure 2: The light polymerization
procedure of the resin cement under zirconia of (a) 0[degrees] cusp inclination and (b) 20[degrees] or 30[degrees] cusp inclination.
IVA shade was selected to minimize the effects of colorants on light polymerization
Influence of light polymerization
modes on degree of conversion and crosslink density of dental composites.
(14,15) In previous studies, the use of a self-curing catalyst resulted in a higher degree of polymerization when compared with that achieved by light polymerization
For obtaining excellent properties of direct resins composites, a high- intensity light polymerization
unit has been developed10.