Photochromic Coatings

  • K. Fries
  • C. Fink-Straube
  • M. Mennig
  • H. Schmidt


Photochromism is a part of photochemistry dealing with reversible photochemical reactions. Photochromism was first reported by Fritsche in 1867 [1], who observed that tetracene with air and light produced a colorless material which regenerated to tetracene by heating. Since its discovery, photochromism has received considerable attention and it is still an active field of basic and applied research.


Silver Colloid Silver Halide Glass Producer Photochromic Property Photochromic Material 
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  • K. Fries
  • C. Fink-Straube
  • M. Mennig
  • H. Schmidt

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