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Light and life
Author(s): Janusz Slawinski
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Paper Abstract

A well established fact of the generation of excited states and photons in biological systems indicates that both life and light are intrinsically associated. This association stems from the electromagnetic nature of the both phenomena. The energetic and informational role of endogenous, spontaneous photon emission is discussed in the framework of two hypotheses attempting to explain the origin, mechanism and biological significance of biogenic radiations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 July 2001
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 4515, Light and Optics in Biomedicine, (11 July 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.432958
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Janusz Slawinski, Poznan Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4515:
Light and Optics in Biomedicine

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