Measuring Handedness with Polarimetry
Lecture no. 29 from the course: Foundations of Organic Chemistry
Taught by Professor Ron B. Davis Jr. | 26 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Continue your in-depth look at spectroscopy with a focus on the plane polarization of light, and the ability of chiral molecules to rotate plane-polarized light. Who discovered this scientific phenomenon? How is it observed, and with what specific tools? Find out in this lecture that deftly blends science and history.