The intersection of nonlinear science, molecular biology, and condensed matter physics. Viewpoints

  • J. A. Krumhansl
Conference paper
Part of the Centre de Physique des Houches book series (LHWINTER, volume 2)


This conference, Nonlinear Excitations in Biomolecules (Les Houches, May 30 — June 4, 1994) has had a quite different purpose from the conventional scientific meeting; rather than focusing on a specific well developed topic or problems, the purpose here was to bring together scientists in three cultures — Molecular Biology, Condensed Matter Physics, and Nonlinear Science — as a first step toward addressing the question whether there are problems at the biomolecular level where new progress can be made through an interdisciplinary approach, particularly in theoretical and modeling methods.


Molecular Biologist Localize Excitation Wind Blow Nonlinear Science Nonlinear Excitation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Krumhansl
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  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of MassachusettsAmherstUSA

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