Chapter 2. Absorption of UV–Visible Light

  1. Prof. Dr. Bernard Valeur

Published Online: 20 DEC 2001

DOI: 10.1002/3527600248.ch2

Molecular Fluorescence: Principles and Applications

Molecular Fluorescence: Principles and Applications

How to Cite

Valeur, B. (2001) Absorption of UV–Visible Light, in Molecular Fluorescence: Principles and Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527600248.ch2

Author Information

  1. Laboratoire de Chimie Générale, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, 292 rue Saint-Martin, 75141 Paris Cedex 03, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 DEC 2001
  2. Published Print: 21 DEC 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527299195

Online ISBN: 9783527600243

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Keywords:

  • electronic transitions;
  • polyatomic molecules;
  • Beer–Lambert law;
  • oscillator strength;
  • Franck–Condon principle

Summary

  • Types of electronic transitions in polyatomic molecules

  • Probability of transitions. The Beer–Lambert Law. Oscillator strength

  • Selection rules

  • The Franck–Condon principle