|MadSci Network: Chemistry|
Laura, I am far form being an expert in the area of chemiluminescence and have only very general knowledge of the process whereby chemical energy is converted directly to light energy without producing a flame. I have found a web site however, that explains the theory quite well. I hope this helps you out. The site incudes both an explanation section and a section with pertinent links. The site can be found at: http://www.omniglow.com/chemilum.html Good luck, John.
Try the links in the MadSci Library for more information on Chemistry.