Derivation of Photochrome Absorption Spectra from Absorbance Difference Measurements

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Abstract

A method is presented with the aid of which the absorption spectrum of at least one of the two states of a photochrome can be calculated from experimental difference spectra. It is shown that the method can be applied to (biological) photochromes contained in inhomogeneous media together with absorbing, non-photochromic impurities. This medium may have the properties of an optical waveguide.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)105-110
Number of pages6
JournalPhotochemistry and Photobiology
Volume21
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1975

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