Accession Number : ADD003203

Title :   Method of Producing Light Using Catalyst Chemiluminescent System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Richter,Herbert P ; Heller,Carl A ; Tedrick,Ruth E

Report Date : 13 Jul 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : Tetraalkylammonium trifluoroacetates, lithium trifluoroacetate and sodium trifluoroacetate are disclosed as being useful as catalysts in chemiluminescent systems wherein a hydrogen peroxide component and an oxalate ester-fluorescer component are mixed and reacted to produce light.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Chemiluminescence, *Catalysts, Light sources, Acetates, Oxalates, Hydrogen peroxide, Esters, Salicylates

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE