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Demonstrations in Volume 5 of Chemical Demonstrations
12. Color, Light, Vision, Perception Rodney Schreiner, Jerry A. Bell, and Bassam Z. Shakhashiri

The Production of Light
12.1 The Emission Spectrum from a Candle Flame
12.2 The Temperature Dependence of the Emission Spectrum from an Incandescent Lamp
12.3 Incandescence from the Combustion of Iron and of Zirconium
12.4 Chemical Reactions That Produce Light
12.5 Emission Spectra from Gas-Discharge Lamps
12.6 Colored Flames from Metal Ions
12.7 Light-Emitting Diodes: Voltage and Temperature Effects
12.8 Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence
12.9 Chemiluminescence
12.10 Chemiluminescence from the Explosive Reaction of Nitrous Oxide and Carbon Disulfide Properties of Light
12.11 The Conversion of Light Energy to Thermal Energy
12.12 Refraction and Diffraction: The Separation of White Light into Colors
12.13 Disappearing Glass: Index of Refraction
12.14 Disappearing Gel: Index of Refraction
12.15 Observing the Transmission Spectra of Dyes
12.16 Dichroism: Transmission versus Reflection
12.17 Iridescence from a Polymer Film
12.18 The Photoelectric Effect
12.19 The Tyndall Effect: Scattered Light Is Polarized
12.20 Rainbow Spiral in an Optically Active Solution
12.21 A Sugar Solution Between Polarizers
12.22 The Birefringence of Calcite
12.23 A Liquid Crystal Display through a Polarizer
12.24 Laser Light Is Polarized Perception and Vision
12.25 Additive Color Mixing
12.26 Subtractive Primary Colors
12.27 The Perception of Brightness Is Relative
12.28 The Hermann-Grid Illusion
12.29 Finding the Blind Spot
12.30 The Land Effect
12.31 Saturation of the Retina: Afterimage
12.32 The Persistence of Vision
12.33 The Imprecision of Peripheral Vision
12.34 The Pulfrich Phenomenon: Perception of Motion Photoemission: Fluorescence and Phosphorescence
12.35 Photoluminescence
12.36 The Halide Quenching of Quinine Fluorescence
12.37 Differentiation of Fluorescence and Phosphorescence
12.38 Phosphorescence Excitation: Energy and Color Relationship
12.39 Quenching Phosphorescence with Light
12.40 Quenching Phosphorescence with Thermal Energy
12.41 The Fluorescence of Molecular Iodine Vapor Photochemistry
12.42 The Reversible Photochemical Bleaching of Thionine
12.43 Photochromic Methylene Blue Solution
12.44 The Photochemical Reaction of Chlorine and Hydrogen
12.45 The Effects of Solvents on Spiropyran Photochromism and Equilibria
12.46 A Copper Oxide Photocell
12.47 The Photobleaching of Carotene
12.48 Making a Cyanotype
12.49 An Iron(III)-Oxalate Actinometer
12.50 The Photoreduction of Silver Halide
12.51 Photochemistry in Nitroprusside-Thiourea Solutions
12.52 Photochromism in Ultraviolet-Sensitive Beads
12.53 The Photodissociation of Bromine and the Bromination of Hydrocarbons
12.54 The Photochemical Formation and Reaction of Ozone


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