Comment on 'Non-equilibrium thermodynamics of light absorption'

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A recent paper by Meszéna and Westerhoff (1999 J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 32 301) has aimed to address what is referred to as a principal question of biological thermodynamics, the possibility of describing photosynthesis in terms of non-equilibrium thermodynamics. The issue is associated with a misrepresentation of the fundamental photophysics involved, and as a result the analysis is invalid.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1297–1299
JournalJournal of Physics A: Mathematical and General
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2000

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