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2nd Edition

Practical Fluorescence, Second Edition

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ISBN 9780824783501
Published October 26, 1990 by CRC Press
826 Pages

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Book Description

New edition (first, 1973) of an introduction to the principles and applications of all phases of luminescence spectroscopy. Contains (all rewritten) chapters on general aspects of luminescence, instrumentation, effects of molecular structure and environment, inorganic analysis, phosphorescence, fluo

Table of Contents

Preface -- Contributors -- 1. General Aspects of Luminescene Spectroscopy /George G. Guilbault -- 2. Instrumentation for Fluorescence /Peter M. Froehlich and George G. Guilbault -- 3. Effects of Molecular Structure on Fluorescence and Phosphorescence /Earl L. Wehry -- 4. Effects of Molecular Environment on Fluorescence and Phosphorescence /Earl L. Wehry -- 5. Inorganic Substances /George G. Guilbault -- 6. Assay of Organic Compounds /George G. Guilbault -- 7. Applications of Fluorescence and Phosphorescence Techniques to Environmental Analysis /Earl L. Wehry -- 8. Phosphorescence in Chemical Analysis /Robert J. Hurtubise -- 9, Fluorescence Analysis of Pesticides and Enzyme-Related Substrates on Solid Surfaces /Victorin N. Mallet and George G. Guilbault -- 10. Chemiluminescence and Photobiosensors /Pierre R. Coulet and Loic J. Blum -- 11. Fluorescence of Proteins and Peptides /Raymond F. Chen -- 12. Fluorescence in Enzymology /George G. Guilbault -- 13. Fluorescence Sensors for Monitoring Bioprocesses /John H. T. Luong and Ashok Mulchandani -- Index.

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GEORGE G. GUILBAULT is a Research Professor in the Department of Chemistry, University of New Orleans, and President of Universal Sensors, Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana. Previously, he was a senior research scientist in the U.S. Army Chemical Research and Development Laboratories, Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland, and a research chemist at The Procter and Gamble Company, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Guilbault is Editor of the Analytical Letters journal and author of Handbook of Enzymatic Methods of Analysis and Analytical Uses of Immobilized Enzymes (all titles, Marcel Dekker, Inc.), and more than 120 research articles, reviews, and book chapters on fluorescence spectrometry. A member of the American Chemical Society (Analytical Division), International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, and American Association for the Advancement of Science, he received the B.S. (1958) degree in chemistry from Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana, and M.S. (1959) and Ph.D. (1%1) degrees in analytical chemistry from Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey.