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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of photolyze.


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  • Cl2 photolyzes so rapidly that it might as well be two chlorine atoms.


  • Methyl glyoxal photolyzes like crazy, and it turned out to be the powerful radical source in the toluene system when we were earlier studying toluene.


  • Chlorine photolyzes all the way down to yellow light, the chlorine molecule splitting into two chlorine atoms.

    Swimming Pool Air

  • Fluorine gas photolyzes into fluorine atoms and if there is something in the universe more reactive than fluorine atoms, I do not know what it is.

    Some Knurdly Background about Lasers I

  • Molecular chlorine (found in swimming pools) photolyzes in an hour.

    CFC-Ozone Puzzle~ Q&A

  • But peroxyacetyl also reacts with nitric oxide (NO), and that is one of the reactions whereby ozone is generated, by converting NO to NO2, which then photolyzes to ozone (note: the entire system is ‘way complicated, which is why I spent 20 years studying it).

    Archive 2008-04-01


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