Quantum Phenomena of Biological Systems as Documented by Biophotonics

  • Fritz-Albert Popp
Part of the The Frontiers Collection book series (FRONTCOLL)


Coherent State Photon Emission Ethidium Bromide Living System Destructive Interference 
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