One-Electron Rotatory Power

  title={One-Electron Rotatory Power},
  author={Edward Uhler Condon and William Altar and Henry. Eyring},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Physics},
It is shown that a single electron moving in a field of suitable dissymmetry can give rise to optical rotatory power in a medium containing molecules of this type. This effect is called one‐electron rotatory power and is in striking contrast to the models developed by Born, Oseen, Gray and others in which a dynamic coupling between several electronic oscillators is responsible for the rotatory power. The detailed calculations are carried out for the potential function, V=12(k1x2+k2y2+k3z2)+Axyz… 
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