photochemical


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pho·to·chem·i·cal

(fō'tō-kem'i-kăl),
Denoting chemical changes caused by or involving light.

pho·to·chem·i·cal

(fō'tō-kem'i-kăl)
Denoting chemical changes caused by or involving light.

photochemical 

Relating to a chemical change as a result of the absorption of light. Example: The action of light on rhodopsin in the photoreceptors of the retina. See rhodopsin.

photochemical

in laser treatment, the laser light is absorbed and converted into chemical energy.
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Solar energy is a renewable, clean, and readily available form of energy that can be transformed into electrical energy by solar cells through photochemical conversion of light into electricity.
In this study, A549 cells were exposed to ISO, BD, or their photochemical degradation products.
The object of Barthes' theoretical inquiry is the photochemical image.
While photochemical smog and high concentrations of ozone pollution are most often associated with urban centers, more diffuse, regional ozone pollution episodes have been found to extend over thousands of miles and encompass agricultural as well as urban areas.
Separately, Lightwave Logic has announced that in an attempt to induce changes in the photochemical structure of the Company's materials, it is well into its photochemical stability testing of its material candidates by exposing them to the visible light spectrum.
Other subjects explored include hydrogen bonding effects on the photochemistry of chromophores in solution, photochemical generation of silicon-centered radicals and their reactions, and photochemical processes at the air-water interface of atmospheric droplets.
Made of cadmium selenide (CdSe), the quantum dot is 3-6nm in diameter and excels in size distribution and photochemical stability.
Rodriguez had long wanted his friend, a devotee of old-fashioned photochemical filmmaking, to experience the joys of high-definition digital.
femtosecond methods to investigate photochemical reactions," says Nicholas J.
Filling the gap on the market for comprehensive coverage of this versatile class of compounds, the scope of this monograph ranges from preparation and modern methods of investigation, via chemical and photochemical reactions, photochronism and nonlinear effects, to stilbenes as bases for optical and measuring instruments, applications in industry, biochemistry and biomedicine, and as fluorescence-photochrome biophysical labels.
Modern time-resolved spectroscopic measurements are now being used to probe the intimate mechanistic details of some small molecule organic photochemical reactivity problems.