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Chemical energy to electromagnetic energy transer

  1. Nov 23, 2013 #1
    Does anyone know of reaction that can generate a a steady source of light? Preferably one easier to activate than burning of magnesium strips(which is too momentary anyway, I'm trying to make a chemical reaction that can eventually power a photoresistor/ light).
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  3. Nov 24, 2013 #2


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    Burn a candle?
  4. Nov 24, 2013 #3
    The word you are looking for is chemiluminescence. Unfortunately I can't help much more than that because you seem to have a very specific application in mind.
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