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Hydrogen Peroxice oxidizes phenyl oxalate ester to make 2 phenol and 1 peroxyacid ester molecules. Peroxyacid ester decomposes spontaneously to more phenol and cyclic peroxy compound molecules. Cyclic peroxy compound decomposes to carbon dioxide, releasing energy. The energy is used to excite the electrons in the dye to a higher energy
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Unformatted text preview: level. • The electrons then immediately fall to a lower energy level, releasing energy as photons, releasing • The size of the photon depends on the dye used. Different dyes produce different sized wavelengths making glow sticks different colors....
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