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Chirality : Physical Chemistry - Janice M. Hicks

Chirality

Physical Chemistry

By: Janice M. Hicks (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 28th March 2002
ISBN: 9780841237377
Number Of Pages: 368

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The physical chemistry of chirality touches on many different chemical fields and as these fields become increasingly sophisticated there is a need for an updated molecular-level text about how the chemistry actually takes place. This volume fills that need by providing current information on a variety of topics, including chiral recognition, spectroscopy, vibrations of chiral molecules, chiral surfaces and theoretical issues in chirality.

Chirality is an important and expanding research area. This book will update the specialist, reward the browser and provide examples for the faculty teacher. Chemistry & Industry The publication of this book on the physical chemistry of chirality is appropriate and timely ... The editor's introduction is an excellent overview of current structural and spectroscopic work on chiral molecules, solids, surfaces and future developments. Chemistry & Industry

Prefacep. xi
Introduction
The Physical Chemistry of Chiralityp. 2
Vibrations of Chiral Molecules
Determination of the Structures of Chiral Molecules Using Vibrational Circular Dichroism Spectroscopyp. 18
New Insight into Solution Structure and Dynamics of Proteins, Nucleic Acids, and Viruses from Raman Optical Activityp. 34
Chirality in Peptide Vibrations: Ab Initio Computational Studies of Length, Solvation, Hydrogen Bond, Dipole Coupling, and Isotope Effects on Vibrational CDp. 50
Vibrational Transition Current Density: Visualizing the Origin of Vibrational Circular Dichroism and Infrared Intensitiesp. 65
The Use of Dual Polarization Modulation in Vibrational Circular Dichroism Spectroscopyp. 79
Conformational Study of Gramicidin D in Organic Solvents in the Presence of Cations Using Vibrational Circular Dichroismp. 89
Advances in Chiral Spectroscopy
Optical Activity: From Structure-Function to Structure Predictionp. 104
Optical Response of a Chiral Liquidp. 119
Sum-Frequency Generation at Second Order in Isotropic Chiral Systems: The Microscopic View and the Surprising Fragility of the Signalp. 130
Application of Chiral Symmetries in Even-Order Nonlinear Opticsp. 145
X-ray Natural Circular Dichroism: Introduction and First Resultsp. 157
X-ray Natural Circular Dichroism: Theory and Recent Developmentsp. 171
New Approaches in Chiral Recognition
Aspects of Molecular Chirality Observed by Scanning Probe Microscopyp. 186
Raising Flags: Chemical Marker Group STM Probes of Self-Assembly and Chirality at Liquid-Solid Interfacesp. 205
A Spectroscopic Study of Chiral Discrimination in Jet-Cooled van der Waals Complexesp. 225
Surface Chirality and Chiral Nanostructures
Spontaneous Generation of Chirality via Chemistry in Two Dimensionsp. 242
Chirality at Well-Defined Metal Surfacesp. 254
Enantiospecific Properties of Chiral Single-Crystal Surfacesp. 269
Single Molecule Absolute Chirality Determination, Isomerization, and Asymmetric Induction at a Silicon Surfacep. 283
Chiral Autocatalysis and Selectivity in the Vicinity of Solid Surfacesp. 302
Chirality in Giant Phospholipid Tubule Formationp. 319
Indexes
Author Indexp. 335
Subject Indexp. 336
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ISBN: 9780841237377
ISBN-10: 0841237379
Series: ACS Symposium Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 28th March 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.6 x 15.9  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.59