Hydrated Electron: Production and Role in Photobiology

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Science  13 Sep 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3585, pp. 1042-1043
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3585.1042


Many inorganic anions in aqueous solution either yield the hydrated electron on photolysis or they are strong scavengers. In neutral solution the hydrated electron is a primary photochemical product of aromatic amino acids.