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Circular Dichroism Measurement Using Fourier Transform Interferometry
Author(s): N. Ragunathan; L. A. Nafie; T. B. Freedman
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Paper Abstract

The first measurements of circular dichroism (CD) using a polarizing Michelson interferometer (PMI) are presented. PMI-CD was observed for infrared electronic transitions in the rare-earth metal complex, praseodymium-L-tartrate between 2400-2000 cm -1. Following further improvements in instrumental technique, vibrational CD was measured for (-)-α-pinene in the region 1350 to 900 cm-1. Comparisons to previous infrared CD measurements of these molecules shows excellent agreement.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1989
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 1145, 7th Intl Conf on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, (1 December 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.969399
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N. Ragunathan, Syracuse University (United States)
L. A. Nafie, Syracuse University (United States)
T. B. Freedman, Syracuse University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1145:
7th Intl Conf on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy

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