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Difference Between Diphenyl Oxate And Glow Sticks

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Glow sticks contain two separate sections inside them. Both sections contain two different chemical solutions. When broken, the hydrogen peroxide solution mixes with diphenyl oxalate. The diphenyl oxalate is then oxidised by the hydrogen peroxide which then produces dioxetanedione. When this happen, the chemical dioxetanedione releases enough energy to excite the electrons in the fluorescent dye to a excited state. When this process happens, it is called chemiluminescence which also releases or emits photons. In chemiluminescence, when the electrons go to a higher energy orbital then coming back down to its original, the glow stick is releasing electromagnetic radiation. There is a certain wavelength that is being released which is visible
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