Abstract

An attachment is described which makes possible the measurement of fluorescence spectra with the Beckman Spectrophotometer. The fluorescence spectra of a few aromatic hydrocarbons are presented.

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  5. This lamp was made to order by the Hanovia Chemical and Manufacturing Company, Newark, New Jersey.
  6. P. Pringsheim and M. Vogel, Luminescence of Liquids and Solids (Interscience Publishers, Inc., New York, 1943), p. 41.
  7. These cells are available from the American Instrument Company, Silver Spring, Maryland.
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1945 (1)

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1935 (1)

D. Radulescu and C. Dragulescu, Bull. Soc. Chim. Rom. 17, 9–37 (1935).

1934 (1)

F. Hoffman and H. Willenberg, Physik Zeits. 35, 713–15 (1934).

1880 (1)

F. Lommel, Wied. Ann. 10, 449 (1880);cf. R. W. Wood, Physical Optics (The Macmillan Company, New York, 1934), third edition, p. 656.
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Adams, E. Q.

Beckman, A. O.

Cary, H. H.

Dragulescu, C.

D. Radulescu and C. Dragulescu, Bull. Soc. Chim. Rom. 17, 9–37 (1935).

Forsythe, W. E.

Hoffman, F.

F. Hoffman and H. Willenberg, Physik Zeits. 35, 713–15 (1934).

Lommel, F.

F. Lommel, Wied. Ann. 10, 449 (1880);cf. R. W. Wood, Physical Optics (The Macmillan Company, New York, 1934), third edition, p. 656.
[CrossRef]

Matossi, F.

C. Schaefer and F. Matossi, Das Ultrarote Spektrum (J. Springer, Berlin, 1930), p. 91.

Pringsheim, P.

P. Pringsheim and M. Vogel, Luminescence of Liquids and Solids (Interscience Publishers, Inc., New York, 1943), p. 41.

Radulescu, D.

D. Radulescu and C. Dragulescu, Bull. Soc. Chim. Rom. 17, 9–37 (1935).

Rank, D. H.

Schaefer, C.

C. Schaefer and F. Matossi, Das Ultrarote Spektrum (J. Springer, Berlin, 1930), p. 91.

Studer, F. J.

F. J. Studer, paper presented before Opt. Soc. Am., February 21, 1947.

Vogel, M.

P. Pringsheim and M. Vogel, Luminescence of Liquids and Solids (Interscience Publishers, Inc., New York, 1943), p. 41.

Wiegand, R. V.

Willenberg, H.

F. Hoffman and H. Willenberg, Physik Zeits. 35, 713–15 (1934).

Zworykin, V. W.

Bull. Soc. Chim. Rom. (1)

D. Radulescu and C. Dragulescu, Bull. Soc. Chim. Rom. 17, 9–37 (1935).

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (4)

Physik Zeits. (1)

F. Hoffman and H. Willenberg, Physik Zeits. 35, 713–15 (1934).

Wied. Ann. (1)

F. Lommel, Wied. Ann. 10, 449 (1880);cf. R. W. Wood, Physical Optics (The Macmillan Company, New York, 1934), third edition, p. 656.
[CrossRef]

Other (7)

C. Schaefer and F. Matossi, Das Ultrarote Spektrum (J. Springer, Berlin, 1930), p. 91.

International Critical Tables (McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York1929), Vol. 5, p. 246.

See reference 10, pp. 240–241.

F. J. Studer, paper presented before Opt. Soc. Am., February 21, 1947.

This lamp was made to order by the Hanovia Chemical and Manufacturing Company, Newark, New Jersey.

P. Pringsheim and M. Vogel, Luminescence of Liquids and Solids (Interscience Publishers, Inc., New York, 1943), p. 41.

These cells are available from the American Instrument Company, Silver Spring, Maryland.

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Figures (7)

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F. 1

Experimental arrangement for determination of fluorescence spectra.

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Absorption spectra of parts of optical system: A. Ni, Co filter solution, B. lens, C. lamp envelope.

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F. 3

The fluorescence adapter.

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F. 4

Uncorrected fluorescence spectrum of phenanthrene in benzene solution, 1 mg/ml.

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Data for construction of intensity correction curve.

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Curve for conversion of photo-cell current to relative intensity.

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Fluorescence spectra of several aromatic hydrocarbons: A. naphthalene, B. phenanthrene, C. anthracene.

Tables (2)

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Table I Intensity correction factors for blue sensitive photo-cell.

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Table II The wave-lengths of the fluorescence bands of aromatic hydrocarbons.

Equations (2)

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F λ = E λ T g λ / I λ T l λ
log E λ = C 1 C 2 / λ T