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Table 2 Summary of PAH spectrum characteristics for each of the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons shown above as measured for this study using a Shimadzu 1501 Fluorometer

From: An instrument design for non-contact detection of biomolecules and minerals on Mars using fluorescence

PAH 266 nm ex spectrum comparison 355 nm ex spectrum comparison 532 nm ex spectrum comparison
  Fluorescence(nm) Quenching(nm) Fluorescence (nm) Quenching (nm) Fluorescence (nm) Quenching (nm)
Pyrene 260 to 650   355 to 590   532 to 590  
Phenanthrene 352 to 500, 861 291 to 351, 501 377 to 507, 818 376 550 to 650  
Naphthalene 315 to 557, 291 to 314 355 to 506, 766, 818   683  
  640 to 740 558 to 640     
Naphthol 321 to 400 291 to 320 410    790
Cresol 380   355 to 450, 770 710   790