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precisely ordered light makes plants 10 or 20 times more productive at photosynthesis

Previously Plants had 1 or 2 pt photosynthetic efficiency as they used multiple simultanous photons on a single chlorophyll molecule; human photovoltaics use single photons which gives them 40 pt or higher efficiency; creating a laser that delivers simultaneous precisely spaced photons to the chlorophyll molecule gives every chlorophyll molecule continuous saturation of photon sites to create an energy absorption like that of a single photon absorption system; a polymer coating to spray on leaves is described to make sunlight 10 or 20 times more nutritive to plants We genetically engineer plants to be iridescent to create 20 times higher efficiency as well.
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Previously during the 20th century Plants were published as having 1 or 2 pt quantum photosynthetic efficiency as they used multiple simultanous photons on a single chlorophyll molecule; This amazing system actually requires two or more photons to strike a chlorophyll molecule simultaneously to generate transportable electrons; Compare that with human photovoltaics that use single photons which gives them 40 pt or higher efficiency; The numeric likelihood of two photons striking a single molecule of chlorophyll simultaneously separated with a precise intramolecular distance of a few angstroms is vastly different than the ability to use single photons

Now a human can create a beam of light with the precise pulse frequency as well as multibeam separation width to optimally energize a chlorophyll molecule; we use a laser to find just the right pulse duration as well as spatial distance

Once that is found then a refractive material like a polymer can be created with a group of different layered refractive numbers to slightly delayparts of a beam of photons such that more of them arrive at the favored nterval; further the refractive or fresnel like micropatterning brings the beams to arrive more frequently at optimal spacing to energize the projections of the chlorophyll molecule

It would be nifty if I could say: just grind up AOL CDs make a colloid then spray on plants yet the technology has similarities refractive polymers layeerd then patterned with a refractive pattern that actually larger then the microstructure of a CD

Genetic engineering may be used to create microrefractive surfaces as noted from the numerous gorgeous iridescent forms of nature Time to engineer food Plants to be ten or twenty times more productive at any given amount of light.

creating a laser that delivers simultaneous precisely spaced to the chlorophyll molecule gives every chlorophyll molecule continuous saturation of photon sites to create an energy absorption like that of a single photon absorption system; a polymer coating to spray on leaves is described to make sunlight 10 or 20 times more nutritive to plants

beanangel, Mar 09 2010

wikipedia chlorophyll http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chlorophyll
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       Yes, it's been known for a long time that pulsed light, with the right timing, is more effective than continuous light. There are several timescales involved - most of them have to do with "catching" an electron at the right point as it bounces up the energy ladder, to give it the right nudge at the right time.   

       The problem is that it's generally not feasible to illuminate plants with light pulsed in the appropriate way (you don't need lasers; but nevertheless it's not easy or cheap).   

       The idea that you can genetically engineer some sort of optical surface to modulate light is....optimistic. Given the huge advantage it would give to plants in many settings, and given the fact that evolution hasn't made it happen yet (despite having access to plenty of transparent, organisable materials) this is idea is what my grandmother Anthony would have called "completely whacko".   

       There may be something in the last paragraph, but Babelfish won't tell me.
MaxwellBuchanan, Mar 09 2010
  

       (possibly if you removed every other word from your title, it would still make the same amount of sense and take up less space)
xandram, Mar 09 2010
  

       //The idea that you can genetically engineer some sort of optical surface to modulate light is....optimistic.//   

       [marked-for-deletion] - gene magic?
BunsenHoneydew, Mar 17 2010
  


 

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