New UCF Optical Sensor Can Determine if Molecules are Left or Right ‘Handed’

New UCF Optical Sensor Can Determine if Molecules are Left or Right ‘Handed’

A University of Central Florida team has designed a nanostructured optical sensor that for the first time can efficiently detect molecular chirality – a property of molecular spatial twist that defines its biochemical properties.

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