Excited states of nucleic acids: Some theoretical insights into their role in interaction of nucleic acids with photons
Jewgeni B. STARIKOW - Institute for Nanotechnology, Research Center of Karlsruhe, Germany
Thu, May. 31st 2007, 11:00
NIMBE Bât 522, p 138, CEA-Saclay
In this talk I would like to tell you about our most recent results on the different elementary electronic excitations of nucleic acids, namely:
- Frenkel excitons,
- charge transfer excitons and plasmons
which ought to arise through nucleic acid interaction with UV photons and incident electrons.