photoadsorption

Also contains definition of: photodesorption
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.P04577
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Source:
PAC, 1976, 46, 71. (Manual of Symbols and Terminology for Physicochemical Quantities and Units - Appendix II. Definitions, Terminology and Symbols in Colloid and Surface Chemistry. Part II: Heterogeneous Catalysis) on page 77 [Terms] [Paper]