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Test Of The Fresnel Relations For A Chiral Medium
Author(s): M. P. Silverman; T. C. Black
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Paper Abstract

Natural optical activity is a uniquely sensitive probe of molecu-lar stereochemistry capable of yielding fine details of the three-dimensional structure of molecules in their individual environments. It is ordinarily manifested by optical rotation or circular dichroism of light that has propagated through a chiral medium. Observation is consequently limited to transparent samples or to samples that can be made transparent through dilute solution.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0813, Optics and the Information Age, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967334
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M. P. Silverman, Trinity College (United States)
T. C. Black, Trinity College (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0813:
Optics and the Information Age

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