A term applied to a hybrid field of chemistry employing techniques which combine photochemical and electrochemical methods for the study of the oxidation-reduction chemistry of the ground or excited states of molecules or ions. In general, it is the chemistry resulting from the interaction of light with electrochemical systems.
See also: photoelectrochemical cell, photogalvanic cell, photovoltaic cell
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223 (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2260