Optics and Spectroscopy

, Volume 114, Issue 6, pp 894–898 | Cite as

Terahertz spectroscopy of DNA

  • M. V. Tsurkan
  • N. S. Balbekin
  • E. A. Sobakinskaya
  • A. N. Panin
  • V. L. Vaks
Laser Optics

Abstract

The spectra of the degraded DNA of herring are studied using two methods of THz spectroscopy that employ a femtosecond laser and a frequency synthesizer based on a BWO and a high-Q cavity. An interpretation of the experimental results is presented.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. V. Tsurkan
    • 1
  • N. S. Balbekin
    • 1
  • E. A. Sobakinskaya
    • 2
  • A. N. Panin
    • 2
  • V. L. Vaks
    • 2
  1. 1.St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics, and OpticsSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Institute for Physics of MicrostructuresRussian Academy of SciencesNizhni NovgorodRussia

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