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Quantum Biology of the Eye: Understanding the Essentials

by Kambiz Thomas Moazed (Author)

Format : Publisher PDF

File Size : 10 MB


The field of quantum biology is a relatively new and exciting area of research that aims to explore the application of quantum physics principles to biological systems. The book “Quantum Biology of the Eye” focuses on the visual system and discusses how quantum physics concepts can be relevant to understanding the physiology of the human eye.

In the past, it was considered impossible for quantum physics to play a significant role in the behavior and interactions of biological molecules and atomic particles. However, recent advancements in research have challenged this notion and demonstrated that quantum phenomena can indeed have an impact on biological processes.

The book aims to make the complex and counterintuitive concepts of quantum biology more accessible to readers, particularly those in the fields of ophthalmology, visual science, medical students specializing in ophthalmology, and other related areas such as visual optics, biochemistry, and psychology.

Some of the key areas that might be explored in the book could include:

  1. Quantum coherence: How quantum coherence and entanglement, which are phenomena commonly associated with atomic and subatomic particles, might play a role in the visual system’s biological processes.
  2. Light and vision: The interaction between light particles (photons) and visual pigments in the retina, and how quantum effects might influence the detection and processing of light during vision.
  3. Electron transfer: Quantum tunneling and its relevance to electron transfer reactions in the eye’s photoreceptor cells and other biological processes.
  4. Quantum vibrations: How quantum vibrations in biomolecules may contribute to the overall function and regulation of biological processes in the visual system.
  5. Photosynthesis: Although this is not directly related to the eye, the book might also touch upon how quantum biology principles have been studied in photosynthesis and the potential relevance of such research to the visual system.
  6. Quantum coherence and neural processing: The exploration of any potential quantum effects in neural processing related to vision and visual perception.

It’s important to note that quantum biology is still a relatively nascent field, and while there is promising research suggesting quantum effects in biological systems, it is an area that requires further exploration and evidence to establish its full significance in understanding biological processes fully.

Overall, “Quantum Biology of the Eye” aims to bridge the gap between quantum physics and biology, providing a contemporary perspective on how the two fields intersect and contribute to our understanding of the visual system’s complexities. For professionals and students in the visual sciences and related disciplines, this book may offer valuable insights into the potential quantum aspects of eye physiology and open up new avenues for research and discovery in this fascinating area of science.