In the Search of Electron Correlation Effects in DNA
A. Wróbela and P. Wróbelb
aInstitute of Physics, Wrocław University of Technology, Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego 27, 50-370 Wrocław, Poland
bInstitute for the Low Temperature and Structure Research, P.O. Box 1410, 50-950 Wrocław 2, Poland
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We discuss the energy scale separation induced in DNA by gaps between molecular orbital states of individual bases and by electron correlations. We also demonstrate how this separation gives rise to effective low energy models of electron transport in DNA.
DOI: 10.12693/APhysPolA.118.409
PACS numbers: 87.14.gk, 75.20.-g, 71.10.Fd