Definition of Radiolysis

1. Noun. Molecular disintegration resulting from radiation.

Generic synonyms: Lysis



Definition of Radiolysis

1. Noun. (chemistry) The dissociation of a molecule as a result of radiation ¹

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Definition of Radiolysis

1. [n -LYSES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Radiolysis

radiological weapon
radiological weapons
radiologically
radiologies
radiologist
radiologists
radiology
radiology information systems
radiolucencies
radiolucency
radiolucent
radioluminescence
radiolus
radiolyse
radiolyses
radiolysis (current term)
radiolytic
radiolytically
radiomagnesium
radioman
radiomanganese
radiomen
radiomercury
radiomeric
radiometal
radiometallic
radiometallography
radiometals
radiometer
radiometers

Literary usage of Radiolysis

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The benzene-sensitized radiolysis, if actuated by triplet benzene as in cis-trans ... In radiolysis, two unidentified components, eluting between 1 and 3, ..."

2. An International Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Facility: Exploring a Russian by Glenn E. Schweitzer, A. Chelsea Sharber (2005)
"radiolysis was the main process that induced the oxidizing conditions and the correspondingly high rate of SNF dissolution. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"have compared our data with those obtained from radiolysis of aqueous solutions (6). Table 1. Relative rates of reaction of hydrogen atoms. ..."

4. Fission Gas Behaviour in Water Reactor Fuels by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2002)
"Within the current level of uncertainty for the complex radiation chemistry of water vapour, the radiolysis effect can be modelled as a production of equal ..."

5. Exploring Organic Environments in the Solar System by National Research Council (U.S.) (2007)
"Therefore, it is now important to understand the chemistry induced by the radiolysis and photolysis of ice containing a variety of carbon species in the ..."

6. Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators: Workshop by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (2003)
"Water radiolysis products are produced very rapidly, and all ionizing radiation contributes to these processes. Assuming that water is present on the ..."

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