Country: United States
Date: June 2006
Has Chlorophyll been make artifically? How close
does chlorophyll resemble photocells?
Chlorophyll was first synthesized by Robert Woodward in 1960 at Harvard
University. In 1965 he was awarded the Nobel prize in Chemistry for his
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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