Protein Quantum Dynamics? (R. H. Austin1)

  • Hans Frauenfelder
Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)


The puzzling and possibly profound effect we want to examine in this chapter is one model for how chemical free energy may get trapped in a protein rather than flowing ergodically into the thermodynamic limit of equal occupation of all the degrees of freedom.


Anharmonic Oscillator Mott Insulator Torsional Spring Amino Acid Analog Energy Trapping 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Frauenfelder
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  1. 1.Theory DivisionLos Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA

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