Photosynthesis Research

, Volume 80, Issue 1, pp 71–76

The Contributions of James Franck to Photosynthesis Research: A Tribute

  • Jerome L. Rosenberg

DOI: 10.1023/B:PRES.0000030453.66865.f6

Cite this article as:
Rosenberg, J.L. Photosynthesis Research (2004) 80: 71. doi:10.1023/B:PRES.0000030453.66865.f6


The scientific career of James Franck (26 August 1882–21 May 1964) spanned seven decades in which he was preoccupied with understanding the interaction of light with matter, starting with atoms and moving to the photosynthetic apparatus in green plants.

Zolton Bay and Robert PearlsteinNiels BohrWarren Butlerexcitation transferfluorescenceJames FranckHans GaffronKarl HerzfeldEugene RabinowitchEdward Teller

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerome L. Rosenberg
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  1. 1.Office of General CounselUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA