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Title: Hydrophilic tetracarboxy bacteriochlorins for photonics applications

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Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) (United States). Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
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Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 12; Journal Issue: 1; Related Information: PARC partners with Washington University in St. Louis (lead); University of California, Riverside; University of Glasgow, UK; Los Alamos National Laboratory; University of New Mexico; New Mexico Corsortium; North Carolina State University; Northwestern University; Oak Ridge National Laboratory; University of Pennsylvania; Sandia National Laboratories; University of Sheffield, UK; Journal ID: ISSN 1477-0520
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
solar (fuels), photosynthesis (natural and artificial), biofuels (including algae and biomass), bio-inspired, charge transport, membrane, synthesis (novel materials), synthesis (self-assembly)

Citation Formats

Jiang, Jianbing, Vairaprakash, Pothiappan, Reddy, Kanumuri Ramesh, Sahin, Tuba, Pavan, M. Phani, Lubian, Elisa, and Lindsey, Jonathan S. Hydrophilic tetracarboxy bacteriochlorins for photonics applications. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.1039/C3OB41791C.
Jiang, Jianbing, Vairaprakash, Pothiappan, Reddy, Kanumuri Ramesh, Sahin, Tuba, Pavan, M. Phani, Lubian, Elisa, & Lindsey, Jonathan S. Hydrophilic tetracarboxy bacteriochlorins for photonics applications. United States. doi:10.1039/C3OB41791C.
Jiang, Jianbing, Vairaprakash, Pothiappan, Reddy, Kanumuri Ramesh, Sahin, Tuba, Pavan, M. Phani, Lubian, Elisa, and Lindsey, Jonathan S. Wed . "Hydrophilic tetracarboxy bacteriochlorins for photonics applications". United States. doi:10.1039/C3OB41791C.
title = {Hydrophilic tetracarboxy bacteriochlorins for photonics applications},
author = {Jiang, Jianbing and Vairaprakash, Pothiappan and Reddy, Kanumuri Ramesh and Sahin, Tuba and Pavan, M. Phani and Lubian, Elisa and Lindsey, Jonathan S.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1039/C3OB41791C},
journal = {Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry},
issn = {1477-0520},
number = 1,
volume = 12,
place = {United States},
year = {2014},
month = {1}

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