Fluorescence to Rock Your World [S-20-23]
|Presenter:||Jim Barry, George Robinson|
|Location:||SLCHA: Silas Wright House: County Gallery|
|Classes:||1 Session 1.5 hours|
|Dates:||Tue 10:00 AM 05/12|
Fluorescence is the rapid emission of visible radiation by an excited particle. This technique is used in lamp tubes, biochemical markers, crystal studies and TV screens. Colorful demonstrations of fluorescence will be performed to explain these applications. Come see the light!
Jim Barry is a retired chemistry teacher, member of the SOAR Board of Directors, and Co-chair of the Curriculum Committee. Jim received the SuperSOARer Award in 2006.
George Robinson is a retired museum curator and university professor. He is a Research Associate at SLU and NYS Museum. George received a Carnegie Medal and had a rare mineral “georgerobinsonite” named after him.