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Title: Vibronic coupling in the excited-states of carotenoids

Abstract

The ultrafast femtochemistry of carotenoids is governed by the interaction between electronic excited states, which has been explained by the relaxation dynamics within a few hundred femtoseconds from the lowest optically allowed excited state S 2to the optically dark state S 1.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [2];  [1]
  1. Physikalisch-Chemisches Institut; Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg; D-69120 Heidelberg; Germany
  2. College of Medical; Veterinary, and Life Science; University of Glasgow; G12 8QQ Glasgow; UK
Publication Date:
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)
OSTI Identifier:
1387730
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0001035
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP (Print)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 18; Journal Issue: 16; 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 1463-9076
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
solar (fuels), photosynthesis (natural and artificial), biofuels (including algae and biomass), bio-inspired, charge transport, membrane, synthesis (novel materials), synthesis (self-assembly)

Citation Formats

Miki, Takeshi, Buckup, Tiago, Krause, Marie S., Southall, June, Cogdell, Richard J., and Motzkus, Marcus. Vibronic coupling in the excited-states of carotenoids. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1039/C5CP07542D.
Miki, Takeshi, Buckup, Tiago, Krause, Marie S., Southall, June, Cogdell, Richard J., & Motzkus, Marcus. Vibronic coupling in the excited-states of carotenoids. United States. doi:10.1039/C5CP07542D.
Miki, Takeshi, Buckup, Tiago, Krause, Marie S., Southall, June, Cogdell, Richard J., and Motzkus, Marcus. Fri . "Vibronic coupling in the excited-states of carotenoids". United States. doi:10.1039/C5CP07542D.
@article{osti_1387730,
title = {Vibronic coupling in the excited-states of carotenoids},
author = {Miki, Takeshi and Buckup, Tiago and Krause, Marie S. and Southall, June and Cogdell, Richard J. and Motzkus, Marcus},
abstractNote = {The ultrafast femtochemistry of carotenoids is governed by the interaction between electronic excited states, which has been explained by the relaxation dynamics within a few hundred femtoseconds from the lowest optically allowed excited state S2to the optically dark state S1.},
doi = {10.1039/C5CP07542D},
journal = {Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP (Print)},
issn = {1463-9076},
number = 16,
volume = 18,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {1}
}

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