Photo-induced substitution resulting from the reaction of radicals produced by photolysis
of an appropriate reagent
, such as, e.g., halogenated compounds.
PAC, 2007, 79, 293
(Glossary of terms used in photochemistry, 3rd edition (IUPAC Recommendations 2006))
on page 412
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