Stokes’ shift

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The difference in wavelength between the excitation and emission maxima for a particular fluorescent substance. In quantitative form, Stokes’ shift is 107(1/λex – 1/λem), where λex and λem are the corrected maximum wavelengths for excitation and emission expressed in nanometres.


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