n-π* Circular dichroism of planar zig-zag carbonyl compounds

Alison Rodger*, Mark G. Moloney

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A qualitative molecular orbital analysis has been developed to explain both the enhancement of magnitude and the red shift of the circular dichroism spectra of the first n-π* transition of carbonyl compounds which adopt a 'planar zig-zag' or 'W' conformation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)919-925
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 2
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes


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