specific rotation


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specific rotation

[spə′sif·ik rō′tā·shən]
(optics)
The calculated rotation of light passing through a solution as related to the solution volume and depth, the amount of solute, and the observed optical rotation at a given wavelength and temperature.
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New "single-shot" or continual measurement of optical rotation or other related parameters, such as specific rotation, concentration or inversion, can be easily achieved using the instrument's simple Methods system.
The percentage of house officers which remained uninfluenced even after specific rotation of house job and their career choice could not be altered was45%, but 49% claimed a change of attitude about specialty of anaesthesia after their rotation.
There are no specific rotation provisions in the regulation regarding group audits with multiple PIEs; each PIE must comply with the rotation rules of the jurisdiction in which it resides.
The optical activity of the polymer solution is characterized by the specific rotation [16]:
It is acknowledged that there is no specific rotation which is standard for all agro-ecological zones.
The shortcomings identified with regard to patient exposure comprised a fragmented list of factors that students perceived as representing insufficient exposure to a certain condition or activity that sometimes related to a specific rotation where there had been a problem.
Cactus Botanies ensures chondroitin sulfate material quality with four methods: High Performance Liquid Chromatography, CPC, EHPLC and specific rotation.
For all the reasons previously exposed, in this paper we analyze physical (refractive index, specific rotation, density), chemical (moisture content, water activity, pH, free acidity, carbohydrates) and microbiological (Clostridium, fungi and yeast) properties of Sothwest Antioquia honey, intending to provide the academic and industrial community with input information for their research projects and processes, respectively.
The drive simply commands a specific rotation that directly controls dispensed volume.
An additional gravitational test of QCM would be a laboratory experiment with a slowly rotating attractor mass producing a repulsive effect to counteract the Newtonian attraction at specific rotation frequencies for the given separation distance to the affected mass.
According to equation (7), total specific thrust (thrust per unit cross-section) coincided with specific advance energy and was added to specific rotation energy, to give total [E.