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Laser Photoinduced Changes in the High Frequency Dielectric Constant of Chloroplasts and Dyes

  • O. E. Anitoff

Abstract

Fast dielectric constant changes, which are recorded with a new and original apparatus, are found to occur in spinach chloroplasts and various dyes, when submitted, between room temperature and liquid nitrogen temperature, to a single light pulse from a ruby laser. These preliminary experiments show some kind of storage effect in chloroplasts at 77°K.

Keywords

Liquid Nitrogen Temperature Ruby Laser Intact Chloroplast Slow Peak Tuning Capacitor 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. E. Anitoff
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Optique, DRA-SRIRMaCentre d’études nucléaires de SACLAYGif sur YvetteFrance

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