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Prof Laurence Nafie will present a Lecture dedicated to Prof. Isao Noda

February 24, 2021
Prof Laurence Nafie will present a Lecture dedicated to Prof. Isao Noda on his receipt of the Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award. We congratulate Prof. Noda, a long time friend and collaborator, on this Distinguished Award! Wed, March 10th | 9:15 – 9:50 AMOrigins and Information Content ofVibrational Optical Activity Spectraclick here for more info Virtual ConnectionsThat Matter!March …

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Hot papers in VCD/ROA Winter 2021

February 23, 2021
Structural characterization of a cyclodextrin/l-menthol inclusion complex in the solid-state by solid-state NMR and vibrational circular dichroism By Sakai, Takahiro; Akagi, Yumiko; Suzuki, Hisashi; Irie, Mitsuki; Nakamura, Tetsuya; Sato, Hisako; Kawamura, Izuru From Analytical Sciences (2020), 36(11), 1337-1343. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS DOI: 10.2116/analsci.20P120 CLICK HERE   Basis set dependence of S=O stretching frequencies and …

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“Fall in love” with a brand new product!

November 30, 2020
PROTEIN STRUCTURE: ONE SOFTWARE FOR ALL SPECTROSCOPIC TECHNIQUES Introducing ProtaCal™ ProtaCal™ offers, for the first time, a unified approach to structure characterization of proteins! This new software allows scientists to determine structure from several spectroscopic techniques: FT-IR, RAMAN / ROA, CD (Circular Dichroism). Same databases. Same algorithm. By using the same algorithm and databases containing …

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Hot papers in VCD/ROA Fall 2020

November 28, 2020
Vibrational circular dichroism towards asymmetric catalysis: chiral induction in substrates coordinated with copper(II) ions By Sato, Hisako; Takimoto, Kazuyoshi; Yoshida, Jun; Yamagishi, Akihiko From Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2020), Ahead of Print. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS, DOI:10.1039/d0cp04827e CLICK HERE Strategy for the vibrational circular dichroism study of a glycosylflavonoid evaluated as its peracetate. The case …

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SCIX 2020 Conference

November 24, 2020
We loved the virtual SCIX 2020 Conference! – it was great to see so many friends! Dr. Rina Dukor gave a presentation titled “COVID-19 and other Viral Treatments: the Role of VCD Spectroscopy in Expediting the Process”Click here to view the presentation. Prof. Nafie received a much deserved Honorary Membership from the Society for Applied Spectroscopy.

EAS conference – November 16-19

November 13, 2020
Dr. Yelena Pyatski will present a poster titled “The Sensitivity & Specificity of Raman and ROA Spectroscopy for Characterization of Carbohydrate Based Pharmaceuticals”.eas.org

Congrats to the winner of our summer giveaway!

September 1, 2020
In August, we held a giveaway in celebration of Professor Larry Nafie’s birthday. Congratulations to Dr. Darrell McCaslin of the University of Wisconsin, who won a signed copied of Larry’s book “Vibrational Optical Activity: Principles and Applications”

Recent papers in VOA

June 26, 2020
Featuring a review by Prof. Nafie based on his 2019 Chirality Medal Award address. ‌   Vibrational optical activity: From discovery and development to future challenges By Nafie Laurence A From Chirality (2020), 32(5), 667-692, Language: English, Database: MEDLINE CLICK HERE Up-to-date in 2020, there were over 50 papers published with VCD (Vibrational Circular Dichroism) …

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Items back in stock!

June 26, 2020
BioCell™ Short-pathlength cell for FT-IR and VCD/CD. Universally compatible with every FT-IR spectrometer. (available in July) BioJack-T™ w/ AccuTune™ BioCell holder jacket with flow adapters for temperature controlled studies. AccuTune provides precision tightening. (available now) TempCon-2X™ Pelltier based temperature controller Designed for use in FT-IR spec­trometers with large circular BioCell™ windows. The controller can be …

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ChiralIR software now supports Windows 10

November 22, 2019
It is with great pleasure that we announce the upgrade of the ChiralIR software to Windows 10 that so many of you have been asking for. In addition to the upgrade in operating system, the new software also includes some other minor upgrades. To purchase an upgrade, please click here for the store. For academic institutions, please use coupon ACADEMIA15 …

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