Parity and optical activity

Barron, L.D. (1972) Parity and optical activity. Nature, 238(5358), pp. 17-19. (doi: 10.1038/238017a0) (PMID:12635259)

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Simple pictorial arguments can demonstrate that the natural and Faraday rotation experiments conserve parity and time-reversal invariance. The method can be used to predict possible new effects without recourse to mathematical theories.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Barron, Professor Laurence
Authors: Barron, L.D.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Chemistry
Journal Name:Nature
Publisher:Nature Publishing Group
ISSN (Online):1476-4687

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