CRC Handbook of Organic Photochemistry and Photobiology, Volumes 1 & 2, Second Edition

William M. Horspool, Francesco Lenci

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September 29, 2003 by CRC Press
Reference - 2904 Pages - 3224 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780203495902 - CAT# TFE1564

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  • Presents over 3000 pages of peer-reviewed contributions from 140 of the world's leading experts
  • Offers an extensive reference section of contemporary research in organic photochemistry and photobiology
  • Includes contributions from experts in organic chemistry, cancer research, photonics, analytical chemistry, and more
  • Explores the advantages of photochemistry over conventional thermal methods
  • Summary

    The second edition of this best-selling handbook is bigger, more comprehensive, and now completely current. In addition to thorough updates to the discussions featured in the first edition, this edition includes 66 new chapters that reflect recent developments, new applications, and emerging areas of interest. Within the handbook's 145 critically reviewed chapters, leading experts from around the world present fundamental concepts, cutting-edge research, and up-to-date tables of physical data. The CRC Handbook of Organic Photochemistry and Photobiology, Second Edition is simply the most authoritative and complete resource available for these fields.

    New or updated topics in the Second Edition include:
  • Photosensory Biology
  • Phochemotherapy
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Photoecology
  • Photosynthesis
  • Photomovements
  • Phototropism
  • Photomorphogenesis
  • Optobioelectronics
  • Biomolecular Photonics
  • Spectroscopy
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