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Biophysics

, Volume 59, Issue 6, pp 973–985 | Cite as

The quasi-periodic character of intermolecular interactions in water

  • A. V. Drozdov
  • T. P. Nagorskaya
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Abstract

The dynamics of physical characteristics of water are studied using various methods of molecular structural analysis: IR spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, microwave radiometry, and nuclear magnetic resonance in the magnetic field of the Earth. The changes in the physical characteristics of water obey certain regularities. Similar and well-reproducible oscillation periods of the measured values are observed in all experiments, regardless of the method of analysis used. These periods are 1–3, 5–9, 10–13, 14–18, 21–29, 30–39, 41–55, and ∼60 min. The oscillation amplitudes vary up to 10%. Based on the two-structure model of water, the revealed quasi-periodic character of the intermolecular interactions may be related to the dynamics of mutual transitions between local structural inhomogeneities of water. It is proposed that the observed quasi-periodic character of the intermolecular interactions is due to spin isomerism of water molecules. The problems of the relationship between the oscillations of the physical properties of water and biorhythms are discussed.

Keywords

physical properties of water structural peculiarities of water dynamics of physicochemical properties of water spin isomerism of water ortho and para water molecules intermolecular interactions in water rhythmic processes biorhythms 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Analytical Instrument MakingRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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