# Adiabatic eigenfunction based approach to coherent transfer: application to the Fenna-Matthews-Olson (FMO) complex and the role of correlations in the efficiency of energy transfer.

@article{Bhattacharyya2013AdiabaticEB, title={Adiabatic eigenfunction based approach to coherent transfer: application to the Fenna-Matthews-Olson (FMO) complex and the role of correlations in the efficiency of energy transfer.}, author={Pallavi Bhattacharyya and Kizhakeyil L Sebastian}, journal={The journal of physical chemistry. A}, year={2013}, volume={117 36}, pages={ 8806-13 } }

We have recently suggested a method (Pallavi Bhattacharyya and K. L. Sebastian, Physical Review E 2013, 87, 062712) for the analysis of coherence in finite-level systems that are coupled to the surroundings and used it to study the process of energy transfer in the Fenna-Matthews-Olson (FMO) complex. The method makes use of adiabatic eigenstates of the Hamiltonian, with a subsequent transformation of the Hamiltonian into a form where the terms responsible for decoherence and population…

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