Concluding Remarks

In conclusion, the chemical actinometers described in this report, which is far from being exhaustive, fulfil to varying degrees the requirements mentioned above, but each system also

Scheme 5

Scheme 5

has some disadvantages. The most appropriate actinometer system must be selected time by time depending on the type of experiment to be performed. Thus, when choosing an actinometer, great care should be taken to define the exciting wavelength, concentration, analytical method, temperature, etc. In this way, the quantification of photodegradation through reaction quantum yield should be very consistent.


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