Fluorescence Lab & UV with Ms. Hill's Chemistry Class
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Friday, April 28, 2017
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This was a Fluorescence lab.  Certain organic dyes, when dissolved in water or ethanol, will completely change appearance under a UV lamp.  Something as simple as tonic water, or laundry detergent will as well.  In these two pics, the clear solution is tonic water.  When seen under a UV lamp, it is bright, light blue.  The energy in the electrons changes. 

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