Goldbook title
IUPAC > Gold Book > alphabetical index > P > photoselection
Gold G Icon
Indexes Download

photoselection

Selection of an aligned subset of sample molecules by an exciting light beam. The selected subset will have an orientation distribution that is determined by the electric vector of the beam. If the beam is linearly polarized a uniaxial sample with a known orientation distribution will be produced. Also, the set of remaining molecules will be aligned with a known orientation distribution (residual anisotropy).
Source:
PAC, 2007, 79, 293 (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry, 3rd edition (IUPAC Recommendations 2006)) on page 399
Interactive Link Maps
First Level Second Level Third Level
Cite as:
IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. doi:10.1351/goldbook.
Last update: 2014-02-24; version: 2.3.3.
DOI of this term: doi:10.1351/goldbook.PT07461.
Original PDF version: http://www.iupac.org/goldbook/PT07461.pdf. The PDF version is out of date and is provided for reference purposes only. For some entries, the PDF version may be unavailable.
Current PDF version | Version for print | History of this term
picture