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The Absolute Configuration of d-Tartaric Acid

Waser, Jürg (1949) The Absolute Configuration of d-Tartaric Acid. Journal of Chemical Physics, 17 (5). pp. 498-499. ISSN 0021-9606. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20161017-111306675

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Abstract

The crystal structure of d-tartaric acid published recently by Beevers and Stern makes possible an absolute determination of the structural configuration of the d-tartaric acid molecule. This is all the more important, as an assignment of absolute configuration to a molecule related to tartaric acid and therefore to a whole class of optically active molecules on the basis of a physical theory of optical activity, seems to be open to criticism.


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Additional Information:© 1949 American Institute of Physics. (March 11, 1949)
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Official Citation:The Absolute Configuration of d‐Tartaric Acid Waser, Jürg, The Journal of Chemical Physics, 17, 498-499 (1949), DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1747297
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