Linear dichroism spectroscopy: Techniques and applications

Alison Rodger*

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Linear dichroism is the difference in absorbance of light polarized perpendicular and parallel to an orientation direction. It is ideal for determining the relative orientations of transitions within molecules and hence of the subunits of biomacromolecular systems.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationModern Techniques for Circular Dichroism and Synchrotron Radiation Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy
EditorsBonnie Ann Wallace, Robert William Janes
Place of PublicationAmsterdam, Netherlands
Number of pages15
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameAdvances in Biomedical Spectroscopy
ISSN (Print)18750656


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