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Polarized Light And The Asymmetry Of Life

Alex Vitkin

The study of polarization properties of light forms a fascinating chapter in the history of science, generating key developments in physics, chemistry, and biology. Vitkin highlights the history and physics of polarized light, and discusses its relation to the intriguing asymmetric nature of molecules from living tissues.

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Polarized Light And The Asymmetry Of Life

Alex Vitkin

The study of polarization properties of light forms a fascinating chapter in the history of science, generating key developments in physics, chemistry, and biology. Vitkin highlights the history and physics of polarized light, and discusses its relation to the intriguing asymmetric nature of molecules from living tissues.

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Publish Date: 01 July 1996


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