This site from Florida State University offers a description of fluorescence in terms of photon absorption and emission and atomic energy levels. Included is a Java simulation of the absorption and emission process. Also included is text describing fluorescence microscopy and, in particular, immunofluorescence. This site is written for an audience familiar with introductory physics or chemistry.
%T Molecular Expressions: Introduction to Flourescence %D August 1, 2003 %I Olympus America, Inc. %C Center Valley %U http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/lightandcolor/fluorointroduction.html %O text/html
%0 Electronic Source %D August 1, 2003 %T Molecular Expressions: Introduction to Flourescence %I Olympus America, Inc. %V 2014 %N 20 April 2014 %8 August 1, 2003 %9 text/html %U http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/lightandcolor/fluorointroduction.html
Disclaimer: ComPADRE offers citation styles as a guide only. We cannot offer interpretations about citations as this is an automated procedure. Please refer to the style manuals in the Citation Source Information area for clarifications.