Photosynthesis Research

, Volume 134, Issue 1, pp 83–91 | Cite as

Paul Henry Latimer (1925–2011): discoverer of selective scattering in photosynthetic systems

  • Margaret Gwyn Latimer
  • Thomas T. Bannister
  • Govindjee
Tribute

Abstract

We provide here a brief tribute to Paul Henry Latimer (November 25, 1925 to October 1, 2011), a dedicated biological physicist, discoverer of selective scattering in biological systems, a wonderful teacher, husband, and father. We provide here a glimpse of his personal and professional life, including reminiscences from F. Dudley Bryant, Dan A. Cross, Bobby E. Pyle, Bryan L. Seiber, and Bruce A. Seiber.

Keywords

Light scattering Selective scattering Eugene Rabinowitch Robert Emerson Sieve effect James Franck 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Margaret Gwyn Latimer
    • 1
  • Thomas T. Bannister
    • 2
  • Govindjee
    • 3
  1. 1.AlpharettaUSA
  2. 2.Department of BiologyUniversity of RochesterRochesterUSA
  3. 3.Department of Plant Biology, Department of Biochemistry, and Center of Biophysics & Quantitative BiologyUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA

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