Photoinduced anisotropy in bacteriorhodopsin films

Q. W. Song, Yu He Zhang, R. R. Birge, J. D. Downie

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Photoinduced anisotropy in terms of dichroism and birefringence was investigated in a series of experiments. Measurements and comparisons were made using samples of wild type bacteriorhodopsin (BR) and its mutations 3,4-dehydro BR and 4-keto BR.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)226-230
Number of pages5
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
StatePublished - 1998
EventPhotorefractive Fiber and Crystal Devices: Materials, Optical Properties, and Applications IV - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Jul 22 1998Jul 23 1998


  • Anisotropy
  • Bacteriorhodopsin
  • Birefringence
  • Dichroism
  • Kramers-Kronig transformation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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