An Analysis of Errors in the Phase-Plane Method of Deconvoluting Luminescence Lifetimes

  • F. W. Reed
  • J. N. Demas
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 69)


The measurement of luminescence lifetimes plays a crucial role in numerous areas of chemistry, physics, and biology. Lifetime measurements are used in such areas as chemical analysis, assignments of excited-state types, measurements of intermolecular interactions and distances, analysis of motions in micelles, etc. A number of these topics are discussed in detail elsewhere in this volume.


Decay Curve Luminescence Lifetime Single Exponential Decay Phase Plane Analysis Data Reduction Scheme 
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