Accession Number : ADA193113

Title :   Vibrational Spectra of Double Helical Molecules with C2 Symmetry.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Apr 81-Mar 88,

Corporate Author : PURDUE UNIV LAFAYETTE IND DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Hua, X M ; Prohofsky, Earl W

PDF Url : ADA193113

Report Date : 10 Mar 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The existence of an additional symmetry element alllows one to reduce the size matrix needed to calculate the vibrational normal modes. In this paper we detail how to reduce the matrix appropriate to an alternating DNA polymer which has a C2 symmetry about the x-axis.

Descriptors :   *DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACIDS, *POLYMERS, *VIBRATIONAL SPECTRA, *MOLECULAR VIBRATION, HELIXES, MOLECULES, SYMMETRY(CRYSTALLOGRAPHY), VIBRATION, INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY, RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY, CRYSTAL LATTICES

Subject Categories : Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology
      Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy
      Crystallography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE