Grotthuss-Draper law


Grott·​huss-Dra·​per law
: a statement in physical chemistry: radiation produces photochemical action only through absorption of its energy by the substance affected

Word History


after Theodor von Grotthuss †1822 German physicist and John W. Draper †1882 American chemist

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“Grotthuss-Draper law.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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