Definitions for "Photolysis"
Chemical reaction caused by light in which a bond is cleaved. (Calvert, 1990)
(Noun) The dissociation of a molecule caused by the absorption of a photon. 2. photolyze (Verb) The action of a molecule breaking apart after absorbing a photon. Ozone is photolyzed by ultraviolet light.
breaking of a chemical bond from the energy of a photon
is a marketing term designed to imply lasers are permanent, used by ESC