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Ch 19: Using Light to Solve Chemical Puzzles

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Use the lessons on this quiz to learn about the different ways light can be used in chemical analysis. You can easily prepare yourself for class or an exam by reviewing crystals, x-ray crystallography and synchrotron light.

Using Light to Solve Chemical Puzzles - Chapter Summary

By analyzing the light that moves through a crystallized chemical scientists can learn many things. These lessons help explain what crystals are and list some of their properties. You will explore synchrotron light and the different ways it can be used. Finish off with the developments made in x-ray crystallography. Once these lessons are complete, you will know how to:

  • Identify what a crystal is by its properties
  • Explain what synchrotron light is and why it is important in chemistry
  • Discuss the discoveries that made x-ray crystallography the analytical science it is today
  • Describe how scientists can use synchrotron light to learn about different chemicals

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