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.

  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},
  volume={117 36},
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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