Special Issue "Recent Advances in Photolysis and Photodegradation"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2024 | Viewed by 898
2. Institute of Physics, Kazan Federal University, 420008 Kazan, Russia
Interests: photochemistry; molecur biophysics; photosensitization; pterins; aromatic amino acids; metal nanoclusters; density functional theory; QSAR/QSPR
Photolysis is a chemical process that occurs when molecules absorb photons and degrade into smaller units. This Special Issue aims to cover the photodissociation/photofragmention topic for biomolecular and non-biomolecular systems. A particular example of such a bioprocess is the photolysis of water during photosynthesis, the biophotolysis production of hydogen, etc. Another important point is the photosensitized degradation of chemical substances which do not absorb light themselves, but become subjected to photolytic degradation. Photodegradation is a process associated with the turnover of colored photolabile compounds in ecosystems. For this reason, the photodegradation of chemical compounds and its effect on the environment are explored in this Special Issue, particularly the photodegrdation of drug substances and their negative effect on organism. The process of photolysis is not restricted to visible light only, but may occur under ultraviolet and X-ray radiation, as well as infrared multiphoton irradiation. Both theoretical and experimental studies are welcomed to be published in the Special Issue.
Dr. Andrey А. Buglak
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- indirect photolysis
- photosensitized oxidation
- ultraviolet radiation
- photoactive drugs