circular dichroism

noun

Definition of circular dichroism

  1. 1 :  the property (as of an optically active medium) of unequal absorption of right and left plane-polarized light so that the emergent light is elliptically polarized

  2. 2 :  a spectroscopic technique that makes use of circular dichroism

First Known Use of circular dichroism

circa 1961


Medical Dictionary

circular dichroism

noun

Medical Definition of circular dichroism

  1. 1:  the property (as of an optically active medium) of unequal absorption of right and left plane-polarized light so that the emergent light is elliptically polarized

  2. 2:  a spectroscopic technique that makes use of circular dichroism


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