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Electron Transfer and Tunneling in Chemical and Biological Systems

Marcus, R. A. (1979) Electron Transfer and Tunneling in Chemical and Biological Systems. In: Light-Induced Charge Separation in Biology and Chemistry. Life Sciences Research Report; Dahlem Konferenzen. No.12. Chemie-Verlag , New York, NY, pp. 15-43. ISBN 978-3527120017.

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Various aspects of electron transfer reactions in chemical and biological systems are discussed . They include the role of potential energy surfaces, nuclear tunneling, temperature behavior, thermodynamic factors, relation of the preexponential factor in the rate constant to electron tunneling, the effect of applied electric fields, and charge transfer and other spectra. Classical and quantum equations are given, and the relation between recent and earlier quantum theories is discussed. Several biological reactions are considered with these results in mind, utilizing some information available in chemical systems.

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Caltech Arthur Amos Noyes Laboratory of Chemical Physics5867
Series Name:Life Sciences Research Report; Dahlem Konferenzen
Issue or Number:12
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