Photochemical process leading to the formation of a cyclobutane from two identical @A00224@, i.e., from the @AT07318@ of an @E01994@ alkene to a ground-state alkene.
Source: PAC, 2007, 79, 293. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry, 3rd edition (IUPAC Recommendations 2006)) on page 301 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'alkene photodimerization' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.AT07319 RISBibTexEndNote