Greener Journal of Biological Sciences

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Greener Journal of  Biological Sciences Vol. 3 (5), pp. 187-191, July 2013.

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Research Paper

Manuscript Number: 051613617


Calculating the Specific Heat of DNA by using Phononic Model


Alireza Sepehri*1, Somayyeh Shoorvazi 2,

Aliakbar Moradi Marjaneh3 


1Faculty of Physics, Shahid Bahonar University, P.O. Box 76175, Kerman, Iran. Islamic Azad University, Neyshabur branch, Neyshabur, Iran. 3Department of Physics, Islamic Azad University, Quchan Branch, 

94791-76135, Quchan, Iran.


Email: S.Shoorvazi14 @ gmail. com


*Corresponding Author’s Email: A.Sepehri14 @ gmail. com


In this research,a new model for calculating the specific heat of DNA by using phononic theory is proposed.It is found that this model is consistent with previous results. 
PACS: 63.20.D, 63.22.Rc, 03.65.-w, 87.50.-a

Keywords: DNA; Phonon; Heat

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