Energy Localization in Small Biomolecules
A generalized discrete self-trapping model of biomolecules which allows adjustment of the degree of nonlinearity is investigated both classically and quantum mechanically. With two degrees of freedom, the system is closely related to the Feynman top. A dramatic effect of the nonlinearity on the localization of energy is observed.
KeywordsCanonical Variable Conjugate Momentum Jacobi Elliptic Function Ordinary Differential Equation System Pendulum Equation
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