chemiluminescence chemiluminescence


  • (n) luminescence resulting from a chemical reaction as the oxidation of luciferin in fireflies


  1. The magnesium or zinc salts of porphyrins also exhibit chemiluminescence when heated in the same manner.
  2. Speaker was Edmund Newton Harvey, professor of physiology at Princeton and authority on chemiluminescence for the National Research Council.
  3. He studied chemical reactions by analyzing the faint infrared light emitted when molecules link up to form new substances, a phenomenon known as chemiluminescence.


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