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Physical Properties of Stereoisomers

ChemieOrganische ChemieStereochemie

This short learning unit describes the physical properties of stereoisomers and explains the terms "optical purity" and "relative configuration".

Author

  • Dr. Uwe Höfker
  • Prof. Dr. Gregor Fels

Translators

  • Dr. Carsten Biele

Learning objective

  • Properties of optically active compounds.
  • Optical purity.
  • Relative configuration.

Important Keywords in this Learning Unit

isomerism, chirality, enantiomer, racemate, configuration