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


Assume that the energy landscape of a biomolecule is as shown in Fig. 27.1, where the energy of the biomolecule is plotted as a function of the conformational coordinate cc. We note again that the figure is misleading; the actual energy hypersurface is a function of a very large number of coordinates, and Fig. 27.1 only gives a one-dimensional cross section.


Raman Scattering Beam Splitter Diatomic Molecule Raman Line Michelson Interferometer 


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

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