Parity and optical activity

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

Full text not currently available from Enlighten.

Abstract

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
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
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:0028-0836
ISSN (Online):1476-4687

University Staff: Request a correction | Enlighten Editors: Update this record