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Nonlinear polarization interaction in bacteriorhodopsin films with anisotropically saturating absorption
Author(s): Elena Y. Korchemskaya; Marat S. Soskin; Dmitriy A. Stepanchikov; Anna B. Druzhko; Tatyana V. Dyukova
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Paper Abstract

The effect of protein and matrix modifications on the photoanisotropic properties is studied for developing the concept of impact upon the main optical properties of the dynamic optical material based on bacteriorhodopsin (BR) both interaction of transmembrane protein--chromophore complex BR with matrix and interaction of protein opsin with chromophore retinal. Also possibility of the application of BR-films for the light polarization modulator is proposed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 June 1996
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2802, Laser Chemistry, Biophysics, and Biomedicine, (10 June 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.242167
Show Author Affiliations
Elena Y. Korchemskaya, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)
Marat S. Soskin, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)
Dmitriy A. Stepanchikov, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)
Anna B. Druzhko, Institute of Biophysics (Russia)
Tatyana V. Dyukova, Institute of Biophysics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2802:
Laser Chemistry, Biophysics, and Biomedicine
Victor N. Zadkov, Editor(s)

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