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Volume 221, 2020
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Quantum effects in complex systems: summarizing remarks

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Quantum mechanical phenomena such as coherence, spin dynamics, and tunneling have been observed in biological, electrochemical, polymeric, and many other condensed phase processes. This paper summarizes the diverse contributions to the Faraday Discussion on quantum effects in complex systems. Various processes exhibiting quantum mechanical behavior were examined using advanced spectroscopic and theoretical methods. An emerging theme was the critical importance of feedback between experiment and theory, particularly in the form of experimental testing of theoretical predictions.

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Submitted
30 Sep 2019
Accepted
15 Oct 2019
First published
13 Nov 2019

Faraday Discuss., 2020,221, 582-588
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Quantum effects in complex systems: summarizing remarks

S. Hammes-Schiffer, Faraday Discuss., 2020, 221, 582
DOI: 10.1039/C9FD00097F

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