A discrete selftrapping equation model for Scheibe aggregates

  • O. Bang
  • P. L. Christiansen
Part II: Biosystems and Molecular Systems
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 393)


A discrete nonlinear model for the dynamics of Scheibe aggregates is proposed. The collapse of the collective excitations found by Möbius and Kuhn is described in the isotropic case as a shrinking ring-wave which is eventually absorbed by an acceptor molecule.


Continuum Model Discrete Model Collective Excitation Acceptor Molecule Collapse Time 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Bang
    • 1
  • P. L. Christiansen
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Applied Mathematical PhysicsThe Technical University of DenmarkLyngbyDenmark

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