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Use Of Picosecond Lasers For Studying Photosynthesis
Author(s): A. J. Campillo; S. L. Shapiro
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Paper Abstract

We review the recent application of picosecond laser techniques to the study of photosynthesis. Two techniques are emphasized. In the first a streak camera is used in conjunction with a mode locked laser to determine the 'exciton' migration time to the photosynthetic reaction center. In the second a novel nonlinear optical technique is described which enables certain deductions to be made about the topology of the photosynthetic unit. Bacteria and higher plant data are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 January 1977
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0094, High Speed Optical Techniques: Developments and Applications, (18 January 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955143
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A. J. Campillo, University of California (United States)
S. L. Shapiro, University of California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0094:
High Speed Optical Techniques: Developments and Applications
Michel A. Duguay; Richard K. Petersen, Editor(s)

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