The Chemistry of Autumn Colours

As the leaves start to change colour here in the UK, we’ve selected a book that helps us understand more about chromophores, the part of a molecule which gives it colour.
Circular Dichroism and Magnetic Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy are techniques that provide details about the conformations and electronic states of chromophore containing molecules. The technique isn’t widely employed due to the inaccessible theory underlying the method. Most books on the subject focus on the mathematical theory, which are aimed at physical chemists and physicists.

September’s book of the month, Circular Dichroism and Magnetic Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy for Organic Chemists, is written by researchers actively using these techniques for other researchers wanting to incorporate the method into their work with specific emphasis on interpreting the spectral data.

Put the colour back into your research – access the content now!

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One Response to “The Chemistry of Autumn Colours”

  1. Mark Lewis says:

    Great synopsis — I was on the edge and debating this, but I think I’ll give it a shot. It seems like an excellent read.

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