A new multichannel Raman optical activity instrument

Barron, L.D., Torrance, J.F. and Cutler, D.J. (1987) A new multichannel Raman optical activity instrument. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 18(4), pp. 281-287. (doi: 10.1002/jrs.1250180410)

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A fully computer-controlled Raman optical activity spectrometer equipped with an intensified diode array detector is described. Despite using a conventional single-lens light collection system for simplicity, both polarized and depolarized Raman optical activity spectra can be obtained rapidly and routinely. A novel double grating spectrograph design permits good spectra to be obtained down to 50 cm−1 in liquids. Natural spectra of the chiral samples (–)-α-pinene and (+)-methylcyclohexanone and magnetic spectra of iridium (IV) hexachloride are presented.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Barron, Professor Laurence
Authors: Barron, L.D., Torrance, J.F., and Cutler, D.J.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Chemistry
Journal Name:Journal of Raman Spectroscopy
ISSN (Online):1097-4555

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