Molecular Fluorescence: Principles and Applications [NOOK Book]

Overview

This second edition of the well-established bestseller is completely updated and revised with approximately 30 % additional material, including two new chapters on applications, which has seen the most significant developments.

The comprehensive overview written at an introductory level covers fundamental aspects, principles of instrumentation and practical applications, while providing many valuable tips.

For photochemists and photophysicists,...

See more details below
Molecular Fluorescence: Principles and Applications

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$71.49
BN.com price
(Save 42%)$125.00 List Price
Note: This NOOK Book can be purchased in bulk. Please email us for more information.

Overview

This second edition of the well-established bestseller is completely updated and revised with approximately 30 % additional material, including two new chapters on applications, which has seen the most significant developments.

The comprehensive overview written at an introductory level covers fundamental aspects, principles of instrumentation and practical applications, while providing many valuable tips.

For photochemists and photophysicists, physical chemists, molecular physicists, biophysicists, biochemists and biologists, lecturers and students of chemistry, physics, and biology.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From The Critics
This textbook explains the principles and application of fluorescence spectroscopy for investigating the structure and dynamics of matter and living systems at the molecular level. The author describes steady-state and time-resolved fluorometric techniques, the effects of photophysical intermolecular processes and solvent polarity on fluorescence emission, the mechanisms of resonance energy transfer, and fluorescent molecular sensors for ions and molecules. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
From the Publisher
"The strength of the book lies in its clear and understandable presentation, and in the thoroughness of the descriptions of fluorescence applications, enabling one to quickly appreciate the many questions and problems in the field of fluorescence. Molecular Fluorescence is more a textbook than a monograph, and therefore it is of special interest for students and beginners in the field, and be recommended."
- Angewandte Chemie (international edition), 2002; Vol. 41 No. 16
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783527650026
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/27/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 500
  • File size: 17 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Bernard Valeur received his engineering diploma from the École Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles de Paris (E.S.P.C.I.) and his PhD degree from the Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie (Paris, France), followed by postdoctoral research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA). After being an associate professor at E.S.P.C.I, he became full professor of physical chemistry at the Conservatoire
National des Arts et Métiers (Paris) in 1979, where he is emeritus professor since 2008. Professor Valeur is a member of the laboratory Photophysique et Photochimie Supramoléculaires et Macromoléculaires at the École Normale Supérieure de Cachan since 1996. From 1995 to 2000 he served as an elected member of the French Comité National de la Recherche Scientifique. He is the winner of the 2012
Gregorio Weber Award for Excellence in Fluorescence Theory and Applications and author of over 170 articles or book chapters, five books, and the editor of one book. In addition, he is a member of several editorial boards.

Mario Nuno Berberan-Santos graduated in chemical engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal). After a brief stay at the National Research Council of Canada (Ottawa), he received his PhD in chemistry from IST in 1989. He was a post-doctoral fellow with Bernard Valeur at Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (Paris, France), and at Laboratoire pour l'Utilisation
du Rayonnement Electromagnétique (Univ. Paris-Sud, Orsay, France). He is full professor of Physical Chemistry at IST, and was invited full professor at the École Normale Supérieure de Cachan (France). He is a member of several editorial advisory boards and is president of the Portuguese Chemical Society (2010 - 2012). He has authored over 180 publications, including 150 papers in scientific journals, several
book chapters, and was the editor of one book.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
What Is Luminescence?
A Brief History of Fluorescence and Phosphorescence
Photoluminescence of Organic and Inorganic Species: Fluorescence or Phosphorescence?
Various De-Excitation Processes of Excited Molecules
Fluorescent Probes, Indicators, Labels, and Tracers
Ultimate Temporal and Spatial Resolution: Femtoseconds, Femtoliters, Femtomoles, and Single-Molecule Detection

PART I: PRINCIPLES

ABSORPTION OF ULTRAVIOLET, VISIBLE, AND NEAR-INFRARED RADIATION
Electronic Transitions
Transition Probabilities: The Beer -
Lambert Law, Oscillator Strength
Selection Rules
The Franck -
Condon Principle
Multiphoton Absorption and Harmonic Generation

CHARACTERISTICS OF FLUORESCENCE EMISSION
Radiative and Nonradiative Transitions between Electronic States
Lifetimes and Quantum Yields
Emission and Excitation Spectra

STRUCTURAL EFFECTS ON FLUORESCENCE EMISSION
Effects of the Molecular Structure of Organic Molecules on Their Fluorescence
Fluorescence of Conjugated Polymers (CPs)
Luminescence of Carbon Nanostructures: Fullerenes, Nanotubes, and Carbon Dots
Luminescence of Metal Compounds, Metal Complexes, and Metal Clusters
Luminescence of Semiconductor Nanocrystals (Quantum Dots and Quantum Rods)

ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS ON FLUORESCENCE EMISSION
Homogeneous and Inhomogeneous Band Broadening - Red-Edge Effects
General Considerations on Solvent Effects
Solvent Relaxation Subsequent to Photoinduced Charge Transfer (PCT)
Theory of Solvatochromic Shifts
Effects of Specific Interactions
Empirical Scales of Solvent Polarity
Viscosity Effects
Fluorescence in Gas Phase: Supersonic Jets

EFFECTS OF INTERMOLECULAR PHOTOPHYSICAL PROCESSES ON FLUORESCENCE
EMISSION
Introduction
Overview of the Intermolecular De-Excitation Processes of Excited Molecules Leading to Fluorescence Quenching
Photoinduced Electron Transfer
Formation of Excimers and Exciplexes
Photoinduced Proton Transfer

FLUORESCENCE POLARIZATION: EMISSION ANISOTROPY
Polarized Light and Photoselection of Absorbing Molecules
Characterization of the Polarization State of Fluorescence (Polarization Ratio and Emission Anisotropy)
Instantaneous and Steady-State Anisotropy
Additivity Law of Anisotropy
Relation between Emission Anisotropy and Angular Distribution of the Emission Transition Moments
Case of Motionless Molecules with Random Orientation
Effect of Rotational Motion
Applications

EXCITATION ENERGY TRANSFER
Introduction
Distinction between Radiative and Nonradiative Transfer
Radiative Energy Transfer
Nonradiative Energy Transfer
Determination of Distances at a Supramolecular Level Using FRET
FRET in Ensembles of Donors and Acceptors
FRET between Like Molecules: Excitation Energy Migration in Assemblies of Chromophores
Overview of Qualitative and Quantitative Applications of FRET

PART II: TECHNIQUES

STEADY-STATE SPECTROFL UOROMETRY
Operating Principles of a Spectrofl uorometer
Correction of Excitation Spectra
Correction of Emission Spectra
Measurement of Fluorescence Quantum Yields
Possible Artifacts in Spectrofl uorometry
Measurement of Steady-State Emission Anisotropy: Polarization Spectra

TIME-RESOLVED FLUORESCENCE TECHNIQUES
Basic Equations of Pulse and Phase-Modulation Fluorimetries
Pulse Fluorimetry
Phase-Modulation Fluorimetry
Artifacts in Time-Resolved Fluorimetry
Data Analysis
Lifetime Standards
Time-Resolved Polarization Measurements
Time-Resolved Fluorescence Spectra
Lifetime-Based Decomposition of Spectra
Comparison between Single-Photon Timing Fluorimetry and Phase-Modulation Fluorimetry

FLUORESCENCE MICROSCOPY
Wide-Field (Conventional), Confocal, and Two-Photon Fluorescence Microscopies
Super-Resolution (Subdiffraction) Techniques
Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy (FLIM)
Applications

FLUORESCENCE CORRELATION SPECTROSCOPY AND SINGLE-MOLECULE FLUORESCENCE
SPECTROSCOPY
Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS)
Single-Molecule Fluorescence Spectroscopy

PART III: APPLICATIONS

EVA
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)