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Light Emission during the Neutralization Reaction in Presence of a Chemiluminescent Radical Indicator

Naturevolume 199pages595596 (1963) | Download Citation

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RECENT publications by Stauff et al.1–3 of the results of experiments in which light emission during neutralization of sodium hydroxide with sulphuric acid was observed have prompted us to submit herewith the results of somewhat similar experiments of our own which were conducted some time ago.

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    • HAROLD BEHRENS

    Present address: Centro de Quimica, Facultad de Fisica y Matematica, University de Chile, Santiago, Chile

    • JOHN R. TOTTER

    Present address: U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, 25, D.C.

  1. HAROLD BEHRENS: Most of the experiments detailed herein were conducted while Dr. H. Behrens was visiting the University of Georgia through the medium of the National Science Foundation Academic Year Institute, during April 1961.

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  1. Department of Chemistry, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

    • HAROLD BEHRENS
    • , JOHN R. TOTTER
    •  & GEORGE E. PHILBROOK

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