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photodissociate

Definitions

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  • v. To cause, or to undergo photodissociation

Etymologies

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photo- +‎ dissociate

Examples

  • It can react with OH to form formaldehyde, or return to CH3O2 in very roughly equal yields, or it can photodissociate to produce methoxy, CH3O.

    Passing Gas

  • Colored species such as the green molecular chlorine, Cl2, absorb visible solar radiation, and break apart, or photodissociate, into individual atoms as the consequence;

    Stratospheric Ozone Depletion by Chlorofluorocarbons (Nobel Lecture)

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