On the sign convention for Raman optical activity

Barron, L.D. and Torrance, J.F. (1983) On the sign convention for Raman optical activity. Chemical Physics Letters, 102(2-3), pp. 285-286. (doi: 10.1016/0009-2614(83)87409-0)

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It is suggested that the chirality number of Hug and Surbeck is unsatisfactory, mainly because it does not accord with the convention for positive circular polarization if the principle of reciprocity is invoked. A reversion to the original definition of the circular intensity difference is proposed.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Barron, Professor Laurence
Authors: Barron, L.D., and Torrance, J.F.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Chemistry
Journal Name:Chemical Physics Letters
ISSN (Online):1873-4448

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