alkene photoisomerization
Photochemical process with geometrical @[email protected] of a carbon–carbon double bond.
  1. Geometrical @[email protected] of a C–C double bond is called a cis/@[email protected] @[email protected] in 1,2-disubstituted @[email protected] E/Z@[email protected] is a more general designation applying also to higher substituted @[email protected]
  2. This process leads to a @[email protected] if both isomers absorb light under the reaction conditions.
PAC, 2007, 79, 293. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry, 3rd edition (IUPAC Recommendations 2006)) on page 302 [Terms] [Paper]