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Photochemistry: Volume 48 Editors: Stefano Protti, Carlotta Raviola


About this book

This volume combines reviews on the latest advances in photochemical research with specific topical highlights in the field. Starting with periodical reports of the recent literature on organic and computational aspects including reports on computational photochemistry and chemiluminescence of biological and nanotechnological molecules, photochemistry of alkenes, dienes and polyenes, aromatic compounds and oxygen-containing functions. The final chapter of this section is a review of industrial application of photochemistry from 2014 to 2019. Coverage continues with highlighted topics, in the second part, from ruthenium-caged bioactive compounds, advances in logically and light induced systems, developments of metal-free photocatalysts, photoresponsive organophosphorus materials and applications of photo-fragmentation in synthesis, photo-click chemistry and azo-based molecular photoswitches.

This volume will again include a section entitled ‘SPR Lectures on Photochemistry’, a collection of examples for academic readers to introduce a photochemistry topic and precious help for students in photochemistry.

Providing critical analysis of the topics, this book is essential reading for anyone wanting to keep up to date with the literature on photochemistry and its applications.

"A certain amount of energy destroys the same amount of CO2 according to the whether it is administered continuously or intermittently. In order to rationalize this result there are two possibilities, either the destruction of CO2 further occurred in the dark periods, which would lead to the same form of energy storing form, or in the illuminated period the reaction goes at twice the rate."

O. Warburg, Biochem. Z., 1919, 100, 230–270.

From the book series:
SPR - Photochemistry

Book content

  • Introduction of the Year 2019
  • Photochemistry, Chemiluminescence and Dark Photochemistry: Computational Advances 
  • (2018-2019)
  • Organic aspects: Photochemistry of Alkenes, Dienes, Polyenes (2018-2019)
  • Photochemistry of Aromatic Compounds
  • Oxygen-Containing Chromophores
  • Organic Aspects: function containing a Heteroatom different from Oxygen (2018–2019)
  • Photo-rearrangement Reactions with application in Organic Synthesis (2015- 2019)
  • Recent Applications of Photochemistry on large-scale synthesis (2015-2019)
  • Recent Advances in Light-triggered Logic Devices
  • (Hetero)aryl azoswitches and their Application
  • Photoresponsive Organophosphorus Materials based on six- and seven-membered Phosphorus Heterocycles
  • Photooxidative Vulnerability to Intralipid in Photodynamic Therapy
  • Spectroscopy and Photochemistry of Organic Compounds in Ice
  • Recent Advances in Fluorescence Sensing

The print version of this book is planned for release on 18 November 2020. Information about this book is subject to change without notice.

Pre-order hardback £314.95 *
* Exclusive of taxes
This book contains 400 pages.

Publication details

Copyright year
2021
Print ISBN
978-1-83916-140-7
ePub eISBN
978-1-83916-303-6