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Name: nazaanin
Status: Student
Grade:  N/A
Location: CA
Country: United States
Date: June 2006


Question:
Has Chlorophyll been make artifically? How close does chlorophyll resemble photocells?



Replies:
Chlorophyll was first synthesized by Robert Woodward in 1960 at Harvard University. In 1965 he was awarded the Nobel prize in Chemistry for his work.

Chlorophyll, like photoelectric cells, does cause the excitation of electrons to higher energy levels when stimulated by light.

Ron Baker, Ph.D



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