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Bioluminescence: Biologically Living Organism

Usha Shukla


Bioluminescence is probably amongst one of most intriguing phenomena in modern day physics. Little had we know about its scientific marvel in our childhood when we were fascinated by a shinning “jugnoo” a light producing organism. This paper thus tries to explore the physics of the dynamics of electrons at atomic and molecular scale which leads to the phenomena of bioluminescence. Along with this, a brief part of paper also discusses the application of bioluminescence to recognize the versatility of the phenomena and future prospects in this field.

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