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Analytical Chemistry

Chemistry in Pictures: Cloud of quinine

by Kerri Jansen
October 15, 2019

Credit: Martina Hestericova

Under UV light, a solution of quinine sulfate added to water forms a billowing, luminous cloud. Martina Hestericova, a science communicator working in forensic chemistry, often uses fluorescence-based laboratory techniques in her work, and she recorded this demonstration for her Instagram channel to showcase the beauty of research. Follow Martina at @science_exercises.eu.

Submitted by Martina Hestericova

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