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Experimental determination of lifetimes of MC 540 in organic solvents and model membrane systems
Author(s): Dusan Chorvat; Libusa Sikurova
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Paper Abstract

The fluorescence lifetimes of merocyanine 540 (MC 540) in ethanol, methanol, and suspensions of DMPC and DPPC liposomes were studied using a laser-based time-correlated single photon counting system. Time-resolved fluorescence of MC 540 in methanol and ethanol can be analyzed with a single-exponential model, fluorescence decays of MC 540 in lecithin suspensions show biexponential behavior. We also present basic information about time-resolved fluorescence analysis software, designed and used by the authors as an integrated data station.

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Date Published: 2 January 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2370, 5th International Conference on Laser Applications in Life Sciences, (2 January 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.197411
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Dusan Chorvat, Comenius Univ. (Slovak Republic)
Libusa Sikurova, Comenius Univ. (Slovak Republic)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2370:
5th International Conference on Laser Applications in Life Sciences
Pavel A. Apanasevich; Nikolai I. Koroteev; Sergei G. Kruglik; Victor N. Zadkov, Editor(s)

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