Femtochemistry and Femtobiology - Ultrafast Events in Molecular Science
Edited by Monique M. Martin and James T. Hynes
Hardback 589 pp ISBN 9780444516565
- Overview of the most recent research on ultrafast events
- Application of new methodologies on chemical and biological systems
- Contributions by key players in the field
This book reflects the heights of knowledge of ultrafast chemical processes attained in
these early years of the 21st century : the latest research in femtosecond and picosecond
molecular processes in Chemistry and Biology, carried out around the world, is described
here in more than 110 articles. The results were presented and discussed at the VIth
International Conference on Femtochemistry, in Paris, France, from July 6 to July 10, 2003.
The articles published here were reviewed by referees selected from specialists in the
Femtochemistry community, guaranteeing a collective responsability for the quality of the
research reported in the next 564 pages. Femtochemistry is an ever-growing field, where
new research areas are constantly opening up, and one which both stimulates and accompanies
the development of ultrafast technologies.
The increasing interest in femtobiology and chemistry at the frontier with biology is an
obvious indicator of the present impact of life sciences in our society. New materials and
reactions at surfaces are also some of the relatively new topics that promise rapid
developments. New methodologies and technologies for probing and following in real time
molecular dynamical phenomena have appeared within the last ten years or so. These methods,
based on multidimensional IR spectroscopies, ultrafast X-ray and electron diffraction
techniques, are well represented in this book. Of ever-improving performance, they are now
applied to the characterization of structural dynamics of an increasing number of chemical and
This book reports the state of research in Femtochemistry and Femtobiology presented at
Paris, at the Maison de la Chimie, in July 2003, representing the tenth anniversary of the
1. Gas Phase And Clusters.
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2. Quantum Control.
3. Hydrogen-Bond Dynamics, Water and Proton Transfer.
4. Solvation Phenomena, Fluids And Liquids.
5. Relaxation And Reactions in Solution.
6. Time-Resolved X-Rays.
7. Protein Dynamics.
8. Primary Processes In Photobiology.
9. Dynamics In DNA, Polymers And Macromolecules.
10. Surfaces, Interfaces, Nanostructures and Solids.
: Summer 2004
: life sciences
: molecular biology