Comment on 'Non-equilibrium thermodynamics of light absorption'

Andrews, David (2000) Comment on 'Non-equilibrium thermodynamics of light absorption'. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General, 33 (6). 1297–1299. ISSN 0305-4470

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    Abstract

    A recent paper by Meszéna and Westerhoff (1999 J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 32 301) has aimed to address what is referred to as a principal question of biological thermodynamics, the possibility of describing photosynthesis in terms of non-equilibrium thermodynamics. The issue is associated with a misrepresentation of the fundamental photophysics involved, and as a result the analysis is invalid.

    Item Type: Article
    Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Chemistry
    University of East Anglia > Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Physical and Analytical Chemistry
    Depositing User: Pure Connector
    Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2016 17:01
    Last Modified: 25 Jul 2018 11:38
    URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/56494
    DOI: 10.1088/0305-4470/33/6/401

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