Photochemical Generation of the Hydrated Electron

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Science  30 Aug 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3583, pp. 805-806
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3583.805


A transient species with properties similar to the hydrated electron produced previously by electron irradiation has been observed by flash photolysis of aqueous solutions of inorganic salts and aromatic compounds including amino acids.