Biophysics and Biology

    1. P. Carninci et al.
      The transcriptional landscape of the mammalian genome
      Science 309, 1559-1563 (2005). [PDF][Link]

    2. A.Y. Smirnov, S. Savel'ev, L.G. Mourokh, F. Nori
      Unidirectional rotary nanomotors powered by an electrochemical potential gradient
      (2007). [Link][arXiv]

    3. A.Y. Smirnov, L.G. Mourokh, F. Nori
      Forster mechanism of electron-driven proton pump
      Phys. Rev. E 77, 011919 (2007). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    4. A.Y. Smirnov, S. Savel'ev, L.G. Mourokh, F. Nori
      Proton transport and torque generation in rotary biomotors
      Phys. Rev. E 78, 031921 (2008). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    5. A.Y. Smirnov, S. Savel'ev, F. Nori
      Shuttle-mediated proton pumping across the inner mitochondrial membrane
      (2008). [arXiv]

    6. A.Y. Smirnov, S. Savel'ev, F. Nori
      Diffusion-controlled generation of a proton-motive force across a biomembrane
      Phys. Rev. E 80, 011916 (2009). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    7. A.Y. Smirnov, L.G. Mourokh, P.K. Ghosh, F. Nori
      High-efficiency energy conversion in a molecular triad connected to conducting leads
      J. Phys. Chem. C. 113, 21218 (2009). [PDF][Link]
      Supporting online information is available: [click here]
      A pedagogical powerpoint presentation is available: [click here]

    8. A.Y. Smirnov, L.G. Mourokh, F. Nori
      Kinetics of proton pumping in cytochrome c oxidase
      J. Chem. Phys. 130, 235105 (2009). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    9. P.K. Ghosh, A.Y. Smirnov, F. Nori
      Modelling light-driven proton pumps in artificial photosynthetic reaction centers
      J. Chem. Phys. 131, 035102 (2009). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
      Selected as the only "Research Highlight" (local PDF) of that issue of the Journal of Chemical Physics (JCP).
      Featured in "RIKEN Research News", Forecasting solar-energy harvests (local PDF) .
      A pedagogical powerpoint presentation is available: [click here]

    10. A.Y. Smirnov, L.G. Mourokh, F. Nori
      Electrostatic models of electron-driven proton transfer across a lipid membrane
      J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 23, 234101 (2011). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
      Invited article for the special issue on "Transport Phenomena in Proton Conducting Media".

    11. P.K. Ghosh, A.Y. Smirnov, F. Nori
      Quantum effects in energy and charge transfer in an artificial photosynthetic complex
      J. Chem. Phys. 134, 244103 (2011). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
      This paper has been selected for the June 2011 issue of JCP: BioChemical Physics.

    12. P.K. Ghosh, A.Y. Smirnov, F. Nori
      Artificial photosynthetic reaction centers coupled to light-harvesting antennas
      Phys. Rev. E 84, 061138 (2011). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    13. C.M. Li, N. Lambert, Y.N. Chen, G.Y. Chen, F. Nori
      Witnessing Quantum Coherence: from solid-state to biological systems
      Scientific Reports 2, 885 (2012). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    14. A.Y. Smirnov, F. Nori
      Modeling the Q-cycle mechanism of transmembrane energy conversion
      Phys. Biol 9, 016011 (2012). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    15. N. Lambert, Y.N. Chen, Y.C. Chen, C.M. Li, G.Y. Chen, F. Nori
      Functional quantum biology in photosynthesis and magnetoreception
      (2013). [arXiv]

    16. N. Lambert, Y.N. Chen, Y.C. Chen, C.M. Li, G.Y. Chen, F. Nori
      Quantum biology
      Nature Physics 9, 10-18 (2013). [PDF][Link][arXiv] (published online Dec. 12, 2012)

    17. N. Lambert, S. De Liberato, C. Emary, F. Nori
      Radical-pair model of magnetoreception with spin–orbit coupling
      New Journal of Physics 15, 083024 (2013). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    18. G.Y. Chen, N. Lambert, C.M. Li, Y.N. Chen, F. Nori
      Rerouting excitation transfers in the Fenna-Matthews-Olson complex
      Phys. Rev. E 88, 032120 (2013). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    19. L.G. Mourokh, F. Nori
      Energy transfer efficiency in the chromophore network strongly coupled to a vibrational mode
      Phys. Rev. E 92, 052720 (2015). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
    20. P.K. Ghosh, Y. Li, F. Marchesoni, F. Nori
      Pseudochemotactic drifts of artificial microswimmers
      Phys. Rev. E 92, 012114 (2015). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
    21. H.B. Chen, N. Lambert, Y.C. Cheng, Y.N. Chen, F. Nori
      Using non-Markovian measures to evaluate quantum master equations for photosynthesis
      Scientific Reports 5, 12753 (2015). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    22. H.Y. Ku, S.L. Chen, H.B. Chen, N. Lambert, Y.N. Chen, F. Nori
      Temporal steering in four dimensions with applications to coupled qubits and magnetoreception
      Phys. Rev. A 94, 062126 (2016). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    23. G.Y. Chen, N. Lambert, Y.A. Shih, M.H. Liu, Y.N. Chen, F. Nori
      Plasmonic bio-sensing for the Fenna-Matthews-Olson complex
      Scientific Reports 7, 39720 (2017). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    24. W. Yang, V.R. Misko, F. Marchesoni, F. Nori
      Colloidal transport through trap arrays controlled by active microswimmers
      Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 30, 264004 (2018). [PDF][Link]

    25. M. Wertnik, A. Chin, F. Nori, N. Lambert
      Optimizing co-operative multi-environment dynamics in a dark-state-enhanced photosynthetic heat engine
      The Journal of Chemical Physics 149, 084112 (2018). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    26. B.X. Wang, M.J. Tao, Q. Ai, T. Xin, N. Lambert, D. Ruan, Y.C. Cheng, F. Nori, F.G. Deng, G.L. Long
      Efficient quantum simulation of photosynthetic light harvesting
      npj Quantum Information 4, 52 (2018). [PDF][Link][arXiv][Suppl. Info.]

    27. T. Debnath, P.K. Ghosh, Y. Li, F. Marchesoni, F. Nori
      Active diffusion limited reactions
      J. Chem. Phys. 150, 154902 (2019). [PDF][Link]

    28. J.A. Li, D. Dong, Z. Wei, Y. Liu, Y. Pan, F. Nori, X. Zhang
      Quantum reinforcement learning during human decision-making
      Nature Human Behaviour 4, pp. 294–307 (2020). [PDF][Link_1][Link_2][Suppl. Info.]

    29. D. Debnath, P.K. Ghosh, V.R. Misko, Y. Li, F. Marchesoni, F. Nori
      Enhanced motility in a binary mixture of active nano/microswimmers
      Nanoscale 12, pp. 9717-9726 (2020). [PDF][Link][arXiv][Suppl. Info.]

    30. N. Lambert, T. Raheja, S. Cross, P. Menczel, S. Ahmed, A. Pitchford, D. Burgarth, F. Nori
      QuTiP-BoFiN: A bosonic and fermionic numerical hierarchical-equations-of-motion library with applications in light-harvesting, quantum control, and single-molecule electronics
      Phys. Rev. Research 5, 013181 (2023). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    31. N. Lambert, F. Nori
      Quantum biology: An overview
      Encyclopedia of Condensed Matter Physics, 2e, (2023). [PDF][Link]