Natural vibrational Raman optical activity

Barron, L. D. and Vrbancich, J. (1984) Natural vibrational Raman optical activity. Structural Chemistry, 123, pp. 151-182. (doi: 10.1007/3-540-13099-3_4)

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This article reviews all the published work concerned with the study of vibrational optical activity in chiral molecules from measurements of a small difference in the intensity of Raman scattering in right and left circularly polarized incident light. The history and basic theory are described briefly, followed by an account of the instrumentation and the precautions that must be observed in order to suppress spurious signals. The various theories that have been proposed in order to relate stereochemical features to the observations are then outlined, this being followed by a survey of all reported Raman optical activity spectra.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Barron, Professor Laurence
Authors: Barron, L. D., and Vrbancich, J.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Chemistry
Journal Name:Structural Chemistry
ISSN (Online):1572-9001

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