New perspectives on ultrafast Förster Resonant Energy Transfer
1 LS für BioMolekulare Optik, LMU München, 80538 München, Germany
2 Department für Chemie, LMU München, 81377 München, Germany
3 Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna, Austria
We show that perylene diimide dyads based on a donor-spacer-acceptor motif violate Förster's dipole-dipole interaction picture for energy transfer in the low picosecond to sub-100 femtosecond regime. First theoretical explanations are presented.
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