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specific rotation

n. Symbol α
The arc of rotation, expressed in angular degrees, through which the plane of polarized light moves when it is in a light path one decimeter in length passing through a solution containing one gram of a compound per one milliliter water.
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The specific rotation is a dispersive parameter, depending on the light wavelength, both directly, through the factor 1/[[lambda].
The rotation angle, representing the angle between the electric field intensity orientations at the entrance and the exit from the optically active polymer solution, depends on the specific rotation [[theta]], solution concentration, C, and solution layer thickness L, measured along the light traveling direction [13-17].
The rotatory birefringence, the dispersion parameter and the specific rotation (see Tables 1 and 2) are plotted in Figs.
On closer investigation, no specific trend could be detected with regard to differences between specific years and specific rotations.
Figure 8 gives specific thrust energy, specific rotation energy and total Es (thrust energy was a small fraction of total energy).
Taking into account that in the tunnel boring machine case, the excavation is carried out by penetration, the specific pressure energy and the specific rotation energy can be related to the excavated rock mass geotechnical quality and in particular with the penetration index.
Students were oriented to the rotation program and participated in selecting specific rotation placements to meet their educational level and expectations.
After completing the self-assessment in the first phase, learners book a convenient time in Mount Sinai Hospital's computer laboratory and follow a scenario tailored to their specific rotation.
In separate analyses for each city, we used specific rotation factor analysis to identify up to 5 common factors from the 15 specified elements.
Using specific rotation factor analysis, we were able to identify crustal, mobile, and coal combustion source of fine particles in each of six cities and to estimate the percentage of daily deaths attributable to changes in the concentration of each factor.
The specific rotation of Isoborneol and (S)-(-)-endo borneol was studied under two temperature conditions, one at 0[degrees]C and the other at -5[degrees]C keeping the solution concentration as 0.
These kinds of things are not skill sets we learn in medical school or when we do specific rotations, yet they are critical to my profession as a physician.