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photoexcitation

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  • n. The formation of an excited state by the absorption of a photon

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Examples

  • Sony and the Max-Planck-Institute in Germany created some of the first transparent displays that rendered moving images, and they did it through the chemical process of photoexcitation.

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  • Metallic materials are known to affect the optical properties of quantum dots, either by enhancing or inhibiting photoluminescence, depending on a range of factors including the size and shape of the materials, the distance between them, and the wavelength of light used to induce photoexcitation.

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  • "Quantum dots - tiny crystals of semiconductor materials that fluoresce, or emit light, in response to photoexcitation - have enormous potential for use in a wide range of fields from solar energy conversion to computing and medicine," said Mircea Cotlet, a physical chemist at Brookhaven's

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  • Current research involves the study of iron molecular complexes, such as iron bipyridine, that after photoexcitation turn from nonmagnetic to magnetic.

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  • However, virtually all living organisms emit extremely weak light, spontaneously without external photoexcitation.

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  • However, rhodopsins, which are the major photosensory pigments in flies and other animals, are not able to form radical pairs because photoexcitation leads to cis-trans isomerization of retinal rather than an electron transfer [

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