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Exciton model of primary processes of bacterial photosynthesis: spectra and energy transfer kinetics
Author(s): Vladimir I. Novoderezhkin
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Paper Abstract

Excitation dynamics in the light-harvesting core antenna of purple bacteria were studied theoretically using a model of excitation delocalization over the circular aggregate of strongly interacting bacteriochlorophyll molecules. Energy transfer from the core antenna complex to the reaction center (RC) and between core antenna complexes was treated as a Forster-type process. The advantages of the proposed model as compared with other models are discussed.

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Date Published: 2 January 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2370, 5th International Conference on Laser Applications in Life Sciences, (2 January 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.197476
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Vladimir I. Novoderezhkin, Scientific Research Ctr. on Technological Lasers (Russia)


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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