PHYSThursday, March 29, 2007

8:00 AM-12:00 PM McCormick Place South -- Room S401A, Level 4, Oral
Implications and Applications of Chirality in Physical Chemistry
Non-linear Chiroptical Spectroscopy
Organizers:T. Daniel Crawford
Patrick H. Vaccaro
Kenneth B. Wiberg
Presiding:Kenneth Ruud
8:00 AMSum-frequency spectroscopy for probing molecular chirality
Na Ji, Kai Zhang, Haw Yang, Y. Ron Shen
8:40 AMTime-resolved circular dichroism in the ultraviolet: A new user-friendly technique
François Hache, Claire Niezborala
9:00 AMMolecular mechanisms driving the chiral sensitivity of second order nonlinear optics
Garth J. Simpson
9:40 AMChiral atmospheric heterogeneous chemistry
Franz M. Geiger, Grace Yin Stokes, Andrea B. Voges
10:00 AMIntermission
10:20 AMNonlinear optics and chirality
Thierry Verbiest
11:00 AMNonlinear optical activity of DNA polymers
Victoria J. Hall, Ryan Plocinik, Ronald D. Wampler, Christopher J. Dehen, Garth J. Simpson
11:20 AMLinear and nonlinear optical activity studies
Robert. N. Compton

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The 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 25-29, 2007