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Comprehensive Chiroptical Spectroscopy (2-Volume Set)

By: Nina Berova, Robert W Woody, Prasad Polavarapu and Koji Nakanishi

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | May 2012 | #194011 | ISBN-13: 9780470641354
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This two-volume set provides an introduction to the important methods of chiroptical spectroscopy in general, and circular dichroism (CD) in particular, which are increasingly important in all areas of chemistry, biochemistry, and structural biology. The set can be used as a text for undergraduate and graduate students and as a reference for researchers in academia and industry, with or without the companion volume in this set. Experimental methods and instrumentation are described with topics ranging from the most widely used methods (electronic and vibrational CD) to frontier areas such as nonlinear spectroscopy and photoelectron CD, as well as the theory of chiroptical methods and techniques for simulating chiroptical properties. Each chapter is written by one or more leading authorities with extensive experience in the field.


Comprehensive Chiroptical Spectroscopy Vol.

Introduction: On the Interaction of Light with Molecules - Pathways to the Theoretical Interpretation of Chiroptical Phenomena (G. Wagni#re)
1 Measurement of the Circular Dichroism of Electronic Transitions (John Sutherland)
2 Circularly Polarized Luminescence Spectroscopy and Emission-Detected Circular Dichroism (James P. Reihl and Gilles Muller)
3 Solid State Chiroptical Spectroscopy - Principles and Applications (Reiko Kuroda and Takunori Harada)
4 Infrared Vibrational Optical Activity: Measurement and Instrumentation (Larry Nafie)
5 Measurement of Raman Optical Activity (Werner Hug)
6 Nanosecond Time-Resolved Natural and Magnetic Chiroptical Spectroscopies (David S. Kliger, Robert A. Goldbeck, and Eefei Chen)
7 Femtrsecond Infrared Circular Dichroism and Optical Rotatory Dispersion (Minhaeng Cho and Hanju Rhee)
8 Chiroptical Properties of Lanthanide Compounds in an Extended Wavelength Range (Lorenzo DiBari)
9 Near Infrared Vibrational Circular Dichroism: NIR-VCD (Sergio Abbate, Giovanna Longhi and Ettore Castiglioni)
10 Optical Rotation and Intrinsic Optical Activity (Patrick Vaccaro)
11 Chiroptical Imaging of crystals (Bart Kahr, John Freudenthal and Werner Kaminsky)
12 Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy of Chiral Molecules (Peer Fischer)
13 In-Situ Measurement of Chirality of Molecules and Molecular Assemblies with Surface Nonlinear Spectroscopy (Hong-Fei Wang)
14 Photoelectron Circular Dichroism (Ivan Powis)
15 Magneto-Chiral Dichroism and Birefringence (G. L. A. Rikken)
16 X-ray Detected Optical Activity (Jose Goulon, Andrei Rogalev and Christian Brouder)
17 Linear Dichroism (Alison Rodger)
18 Electro-Optical Absorption Spectroscopy (Hans-Georg Kuball)
19 Independent Systems Theory for Predicting Electronic Circular Dichroism (Robert W. Woody, Joerg Fleischhauer and Gerhard Raabe)
20 Ab initio Electronic Circular Dichroism and Optical Rotatory Dispersion - From Organic Molecules to Transition Metal Complexes (Jochen Autschbach)
21 Theoretical Electronic Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy of Large Organic and Supramolecular Systems (Stefan Grimme, Lars Goerigk and Holger Kruse)
22 High-Accuracy Quantum Chemistry and Chiroptical Properties (T. Daniel Crawford)
23 Ab initio Methods for Vibrational Circular Dichroism and Raman Optical Activity (Kenneth Ruud)
24 Modeling of Solvation Effects on Chiroptical Spectra (Magdalena Pecul)
25 Complexation, Solvation, and Chirality Transfer in Vibrational Circular Dichroism (Evert Jan Baerends and Valentin Paul Nicu)

Comprehensive Chiroptical Spectroscopy Vol. 2 (N. Berovam P. L. Polavarapu, K. Nakanishi, R. W. Woody)

The First Decades after the Discovery of Circular Dichroism and Optical Rotatory Dispension by Aim# Cotton in 1895: An Historical Overview (Peter Laur)
1 Some Inherently Chiral Chromophores - Empirical Rules and Quantum Chemical Calculation (Jacek Gawronski, Marcin Kwit, Pawel Skowronek, Jadwiga Frelek, Aleksandra Butkiewicz and Magdalena Woznica) 2 Electronic CD of Benzene and Other Aromatic Chromophores for Determination of Absolute Configuration (Tibor Kurtan, Sandor Antus and Gennaro Pescitelli)
3 Electronic CD Exciton Chirality Method: Principles and Applications (Nina Berova, Koji Nakanishi and Nobuyuki Harada)
4 CD Spectra of Chiral Extended p-Electron Compounds: Theoretical Determination of the Absolute Stereochemistry and Experimental Verification (Nobuyuka Harada and Shunsuke Kuwahara)
5 Assignment of the Absolute Configurations of Natural Products by Means of Solid-State Electronoic Circular Dichroism and Quantum-Mechanical Calculations (Gennaro Pescitelli and Tibor Kurtan)
6 Dynamic Stereochemistry and Chiroptical Spectroscopy of Metallo-organic Compounds (James Canary and Zhaohua Dai)
7 Circular Dichroism in Dynamic Systems: Switching Molecular and Supramolecular Chirality (Ben Feringa, Angela Mammana and Gregory T. Carroll)
8 Electronic Circular Dichroism of Supramolecular Systems (Yoshi Inoue and Cheng Yang)
9 The Online Stereochemical Analysis of Chiral Compounds by HPLC-ECD Coupling in Combination with Quantum-Chemical Calculations (Gerhard Bringmann, Daniel G#tz and Torsten Bruhn)
10 Determination of the Structures of Chiral Natural Products Using Vibrational Circular Dichroism (Prasad L. Polavarapu)
11 Determination of Molecular Absolute Configuration: Guidelines for Selecting a Suitable Chiroptical Approach (Stefano Superchi, Carlo Rosini, Giuseppe Mazzeo and Egidio Giorgio)
12 Applications of Electronic Circular Dichroism to Inorganic Stereochemistry (Sumio Kaizaki)
13 The Electronic Circular Dichroism of Proteins (Robert W. Woody)
14 Electronic Circular Dichroism of Peptides (Claudio Toniolo, Fernando Formaggio and Robert W. Woody)
15 Electronic Circular Dichroism of Peptodomimetrics (Claudio Toniolo and Fernando Formaggio)
16 Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy of Nucleic Acids (Jaroslav Kypr, Iva Kejnovska, Michaela Vorlickova and Kl#ra Bedn#rov#)
17 Electronic Circular Dichroism of Peptide Nucleic Acids and Their Analogs (Roberto Corradini, Tullia Tedeschi, Stefano Sforza and Rosangela Marchelli)
18 Circular Dichroism of Protein-Nucleic Avid Interactions (Donald M. Gray)
19 Drug and Natural Product Binding to Nucleic Acids Analyzed by Electronic Circular Dichroism (George Ellestad)
20 Probing HAS and AGP Drug Binding Sites by Electronic Circular Dichroism (Miklos Simonyi)
21 Conformational Studies of Biopolymers, Peptides, Proteins and Nucleic Acids. A Role for Vibrational Circular Dichroism (Tim Keiderling and Ahmed Lakhani)
22 Structure and Behavior of Biomolecules from Raman Optical Activity (Laurence D. Barron and Lutz Hecht)
23 Optical Rotation Electronic Circular Dichroism and Vibrational Circular Dichroism of Carbohydrates and Glycoconjugates (Kenji Monde and Tohru Taniguchi)
24 Electronic Circular Dichroism in Drug Discovery (Carlo Bertucci and Marco Pistolozzi)

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