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Fraser laboratory discover light-emitting compounds

11000_photo_1_high_resLast summer, Guoqing Zhang, a chemistry doctoral student at the University of Virginia, was experimenting with a simple sunscreen compound when he made a startling discovery. As he crushed some crystals under an ultraviolet lamp, the green-blue-emitting material suddenly glowed yellow.

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