Hints for teaching experiments and demonstrations

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter


Directions are given for demonstrating various topics from the other book chapters: The wave-nature of light, singlet oxygen, chromatic adaptation of cyanobacteria, the properties of the human visual system, photoconversion of rhodopsin, photosynthesis of previtamin D, spectral properties of chlorophyll, photoconversion of protochlorophyllide, separation of chloroplast pigments, photoadaptation of plant leaves, ultraviolet radiation damage, photoreactivation, phytochrome, plant photomorphogenesis, bioluminescence. At the end a short list is provided of further ideas for the reader to work on. The references are listed separately for each topic.


Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Biological Sciences


  • Photobiology Class experiments Light Wave-nature of light Singlet oxygen Chromatic adaptation Cyanobacteria Vision Rhodopsin Photosynthesis Vitamin D Provitamin D Previtamin D Chlorophyll Protochlorophyllide Chloroplast pigments Photoadaptation Ultraviolet radiation Radiation damage Photoreactivation Phytochrome Photomorphogenesis Bioluminescence Optical tweezers Quantum dot Ozone layer
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPhotobiology — The science of life and light, 2nd. ed.
EditorsLars Olof Björn
ISBN (Print)978-0-387-72654-0
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Publication categoryResearch