Industrial Applications of Organometallic Photochemistry

  • A. Roloff
  • K. Meier
  • M. Riediker
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In an attempt to understand and improve the inorganic photochemistry of the photographic process numerous scientists in industrial laboratories studied the interaction of light with silver halides. Another form of imaging however has recently gained a lot of attention. Photopolymerisation methods for the manufacture of printed and integrated circuits are studied in great detail (Steppan et al. 1982). It is in this area that organometallic photochemistry has been put to work (Curtis et al. 1986). Two examples from our own research laboratories shall demonstrate the usefulness of organometallic photochemistry for imaging systems.


Crown Ether Cumene Hydroperoxide Arene Ligand Dokl Akad Nauk SSSR Photochemical Generation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Roloff
    • 1
  • K. Meier
    • 1
  • M. Riediker
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Research LaboratoriesCIBA-GEIGY AGBasleSwitzerland

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