asymmetric photochemistry
Photochemical process leading to a @[email protected] substance from an @[email protected] precursor such that one @[email protected] predominates over the other.
@[email protected] may be achieved by the use of @[email protected] reagents, a @[email protected] environment, or circularly polarized light.
PAC, 2007, 79, 293. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry, 3rd edition (IUPAC Recommendations 2006)) on page 304 [Terms] [Paper]