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Descriptor in English: Circular Dichroism
Descriptor in Spanish: Dicroismo Circular
Descriptor in Portuguese: Dicroísmo Circular
Descriptor in French: Dichroïsme circulaire
Entry term(s): Circular Dichroism, Vibrational
Dichroism, Circular
Vibrational Circular Dichroism
Tree number(s): E05.196.867.151
Scope note: A change from planar to elliptic polarization when an initially plane-polarized light wave traverses an optically active medium. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 91(70); was see under SPECTRUM ANALYSIS 1970-90
DeCS UI: 2968
Descriptor UI: D002942
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2002/07/03
Circular Dichroism - Preferred
Concept UI M0004502
Scope note A change from planar to elliptic polarization when an initially plane-polarized light wave traverses an optically active medium. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Preferred term Circular Dichroism
Entry term(s) Dichroism, Circular
Circular Dichroism, Vibrational - Narrower
Concept UI M0398269
Preferred term Circular Dichroism, Vibrational
Entry term(s) Vibrational Circular Dichroism



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