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Hints for Teaching Experiments and Demonstrations

  • Lars Olof Björn

Abstract

Directions are given for demonstrating various topics from the other book chapters: the wave-nature of light, singlet oxygen, chromatic adaptation of cyanobacteria, the properties of the human visual system, photoconversion of rhodopsin, photosynthesis of previtamin D, spectral properties of chlorophyll, photoconversion of protochlorophyllide, separation of chloroplast pigments, photoadaptation of plant leaves, ultraviolet radiation damage, photoreactivation, phytochrome, plant photomorphogenesis, and bioluminescence. At the end a short list of further ideas is provided for the reader to work on. The references are listed separately for each topic.

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Teaching Experiment Xanthophyll Cycle Fluence Rate Lower Energy Level Lower Excited State 
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