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Homework Help: What is fluorescence and how does it arise?

  1. May 6, 2004 #1
    What is fluorescence and how does it arise?

    Is it just a spontneous de-excitation after the electron in the molecule (protein) has been excited. This is a 6 mark question in last years Chemistry-2 exam and i dont really know how to go about answering it. Any suggestions?
     
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  3. May 6, 2004 #2

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    At http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/phy99/phy99540.htm
    it says:
     
  4. May 6, 2004 #3
    thanks for the help
     
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