“Quantum mechanics explains efficiency of photosynthesis” is one of the videos presented by “We Are From the Future” spearheaded by Garrett John LoPorto. In this film, it is explained how the light-gathering molecules of plant cells are able to transfer energy. These cells make use molecular vibrations of the chromophores. The research is led by Alexandra Olava-Castro of UCL Physics and Astronomy.
Their research produced incredible results as this ability of the chromophore vibrations cannot be explained through conventional physics. Edward O’Reilly who works with Olava-Castro adds that the negative values found in these probability distributions reveal an authentic quantum feature which is the coherent exchange of a single quantum of energy.