Ultrabroadband two-dimensional electronic spectroscopy reveals energy flow pathways in LHCII across the visible spectrum
1 Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge 02139, USA
2 Dipartimento di Biotecnologie, Università di Verona, I-37134 Verona, Italy
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Published online: 16 April 2019
We utilise ultrabroadband two-dimensional electronic spectroscopy to map out pathways of energy flow in LHCII across the entire visible region. In addition to the well-established, low-lying chlorophyll Qy bands, our results reveal additional pathways of energy relaxation on the higher-lying excited states involving the S2 energy levels of carotenoids, including ultrafast carotenoid-to-chlorophyll energy transfer on 90-150 fs timescales.
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