circular dichroism


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cir·cu·lar di·chro·ism (CD),

the change from circular polarization to elliptical polarization of monochromatic, circularly polarized light in the immediate vicinity of the absorption band of the substance through which the light passes.
See also: Cotton effect.

cir·cu·lar di·chro·ism

(CD) (sĭr'kyū-lăr dī'krō-izm)
The change from circular polarization to elliptic polarization of monochromatic, circularly polarized light in the immediate vicinity of the absorption band of the substance through which the light passes.
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