Photochromism

  1. W. Albert Noyes Jr.2,
  2. Georges S. Hammond3 and
  3. J. N. Pitts Jr.4
  1. R. Dessauer and
  2. J. P. Paris

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470133316.ch8

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 1

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 1

How to Cite

Dessauer, R. and Paris, J. P. (1963) Photochromism, in Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 1 (eds W. A. Noyes, G. S. Hammond and J. N. Pitts), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470133316.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

  3. 4

    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, California

Author Information

  1. Organic Chemicals Department and Radiation Physics Laboratory, E. I. du Pont de Nemours Company, Wilmington, Delaware

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1963

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470651575

Online ISBN: 9780470133316

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Keywords:

  • ketones;
  • nitrite photolysis;
  • olefinic compounds;
  • photochemical enolization;
  • photocyclization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fundamental Behavior of Photochromic Systems

  • Photochromic Mechanisms

  • Changes in Physical Properties Concomitant with Photochromic Activity

  • Photochemical Stability of Photochromes

  • Patent Literature