This Chemistry Factsheet:

  • Introduces coloured pigments and dyes in terms of their chemical properties.
  • Explains that electron transitions within the d-subshell or across conjugated pi-bond systems involve the absorption of visible light.
  • Describes how chemists developed dye molecules so they successfully bind to cloth fibres.
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Publication Date

September 2020


ISSN: 1351-5136

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