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This new volume in the Postgraduate Chemistry Series provides a thorough overview of the principles and uses of synthetic organic photochemistry. Appropriate at postgraduate and research level it will also serve as a reference for more experienced workers. Content: Special topics -- Case studies -- Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- A crash course in photophysics and a classification of primary photoreactions -- Techniques and methods -- Quantum mechanical models of electronic excitation and photochemical reactivity -- Photochemical reaction mechanisms and reaction intermediates -- Chemistry of excited molecules -- Retrosynthetic photochemistry -- Information sources, tables. Abstract: Photochemistry of Organic Compounds: From Concepts to Practice provides a hands-on guide demonstrating the underlying principles of photochemistry and, by reference to a range of organic reaction types, its effective use in the synthesis of new organic compounds and in various applications. Read more...
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Petra Lang (born 29 November 1962) is a German opera singer. Beginning as a mezzo-soprano, from 2012 a soprano, she is known for her interpretation of music by Richard Wagner and Gustav Mahler.
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