TITLE

Laser illuminate chemistry of vision

AUTHOR(S)
Baggott, Jin
PUB. DATE
November 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/23/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1796, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the use of lasers to determine the chemical reaction initiated by light during research conducted by researchers from the University of California in Berkeley. Focus of research on rhodopsin which is extracted from bulls' eye; Success of the effort of the chemists to study the reaction due to their use of ultrafast lasers.
ACCESSION #
10557636

 

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