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Spectroscopy finds chiral phonons

The chiral nature of phonons in crystals of biomolecules is identified by terahertz spectroscopy, paving the way to a better understanding of biochemical processes.

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Fig. 1: Multilevel understanding of chirality of biomolecules and their structure.


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Kim, M., Tsukruk, V.V. Spectroscopy finds chiral phonons. Nat. Photon. 16, 337–338 (2022).

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