Davydov's soliton revisited : self-trapping of vibrational energy in protein

edited by Peter L. Christiansen and Alwyn C. Scott

Proceedings of a NATO ARW held in Thisted, Denmark, July 30-August 5, 1989

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  • Section I: Low Temperature Theory.- 1. Solitons in Biology and Possible Role of Bisolitons in High-Tc Superconductivity.- 2. Quantum-Mechanical Derivation of the Davydov Equations for Multi-Quanta States.- 3. A Classical and Quantum Theory of Dynamical Self-Trapping in Nonlinear Systems and its Implication to Energy Transfer in Biological Systems.- 4. Vibron Solitons: A Semiclassical Approach.- 5. When Is A Soliton?.- 6. Quantum Monte Carlo Simulations of the Davydov Model.- 7. Quantum Effects on the Davydov Soliton.- 8. Davydov Ansatz and Proper Solutions of Schrodinger Equation for Frohlich Hamiltonian.- 9. Unitary Transformation and "Decoupling" of Excitons and Phonons in ACN.- 10. Soliton Generation in Infinite and Half-Infinite Molecular Chains.- 11. Soliton Dynamics in the Eilbeck-Lomdahl-Scott Model for Hydrogen-Bonded Polypeptides.- 12. Influence of Davydov Splitting on Solitons in Alpha-Helix.- 13. Interaction of an Extra Electron with Optical Phonons in Long Molecular Chains and Ionic Crystals.- 14. Self-Trapping in a Molecular Chain with Substrate Potential.- Section II: Exciton-Phonon Coupling.- 15. On the Calculations of the Exciton-Phonon Coupling Parameters in the Theory of Davydov Solitons.- 16. Quantum Chemical Calculations of Molecular Parameters Defining Davydov Soliton Dynamics in Polypeptides.- 17. On Ab Initio Estimations of the Nonlinearity Parameters in the Davydov Model.- Section III: Temperature Stability.- 18. The Quantum Theory of Solitons with Thermal Vibration Taken into Account.- 19. Davydov Solitons at 300 Kelvin: The Final Search.- 20. Influence of Heat Bath and Disorder on Davydov Solitons.- 21. Perturbation Estimate of the Lifetime of the Davydov Soliton at 300K.- 22. The Temperature Dependence of Exciton-Phonon Coupling in the Context of Davydov's Model
  • The Dynamic Damping of Soliton.- 23. Temperature Effects on the Davydov Soliton.- 24. Thermal Stability of the Davydov Soliton.- Section IV: Experimental Results.- 25. The Amide-I Band in Acetanilide: Physical Properties and Biological Suggestions.- 26. Incoherent Neutron Scattering and Infra-Red Measurements in Acetanilide and Derivatives.- 27. Spectroscopy of the Amide-I Modes of Acetanilide.- 28. Biomolecular Dynamics Studied by Vibrational Spectroscopy.- 29. Molecular Crystals and Localized Vibrational States.- 30. Search for Remote Transfer of Vibrational Energy in Proteins.- Section V: Related Topics.- 31. Davydov's Soliton and Frohlich's Condensation: Is There a Connection?.- 32. The Soliton and Bisoliton Input into the Elastic Scattering of Slow Neutrons.- 33. Dissociation of Davydov Solitons by Electromagnetic Waves.- 34. Vibrational Properties and Energy Transport in Acetanilide by Molecular Dynamics.- 35. On the Possible Role of Phonon-Modulated Tunneling in Excimer Formation.- 36. Excimers in Molecular Crystals: The Relaxation of a Nonlinear Oscillator.- 37. The Nonresonant DST Equation as a Model for McClare's Excimer.- Section VI: The Discrete Self-Trapping Equation.- 38. Introduction to the Discrete Self-Trapping Equation.- 39. Energy Localization in Small Biomolecules.- 40. Local Modes and Degenerate Perturbation Theory.- 41. Quantum and Classical Descriptions of Chaos in the DST Equation.- 42. Eigenvalue Statistics and Eigenstate Wigner Functions for the Discrete Self-Trapping Equation.- 43. The Discrete Nonlinear Schroedinger Equation: Nonadiabatic Effects, Finite Temperature Consequences, and Experimental Manifestations.- Participants.- Workshop Photograph.

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書名 Davydov's soliton revisited : self-trapping of vibrational energy in protein
著作者等 Christiansen, Peter L.
NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Self-Trapping of Vibrational Energy in Protein
North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division
Scott, Alwyn
シリーズ名 NATO ASI series
出版元 Plenum Press
刊行年月 c1991
ページ数 xiii, 531 p.
大きさ 26 cm
ISBN 0306437341
NCID BA12568008
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国