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photooxidation

[foh-toh-ok-si-dey-shuh n] /ˌfoʊ toʊˌɒk sɪˈdeɪ ʃən/
noun, Chemistry
1.
oxidation induced by light.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • Wavelength sensitivity of photooxidation of polyethylene.
  • Conversely, photooxidation occurs when the absorbing species accept an electron.
  • Thus, an additional source of perchlorate may be from photooxidation of chloride.
  • The rate of atmospheric photooxidation is considered negligible.
  • It will not appreciably hydrolyze but may be subject to photooxidation near the surface of waters.
  • Acetaldehyde is also produced from aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbon photooxidation reactions.

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