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Engineering spec. molecule

  1. Oct 8, 2003 #1
    I'm interested in engeeniring molecule with specific max. e-m wave apsorption. How to, where from to start ?
    eg. Like one used for blocking UV rays (btw do you have formulas of these molecules).
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 8, 2003 #2
    Try a poly conjugated enone. Look up the Woodward rules for UV spectroscopy. He's got all the functional groups laid out in a nice table.
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