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Time-Resolved Raman Spectroscopy: Application To The Photosynthetic Cycle Of Bacteriorhodopsin
Author(s): Alan Campion; M. A. EI-Sayed; James Terner
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Paper Abstract

Several techniques for time-resolved Raman spectroscopy covering timescales from 10-8 to 10-1 sec are discussed. These methods are used to obtain the Raman spectra of several intermediates in the photosynthetic cycle of bacteriorhodopsin. Using these spectra and their temporal dependences, attempts are made at determining where deprotonation occurs, and if there is a cis-trans isomerization step in the cycle. Extension of the technique to other systems and shorter timescales is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 December 1977
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0113, Advances in Laser Spectroscopy I, (5 December 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955610
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Alan Campion, University of California (United States)
M. A. EI-Sayed, University of California (United States)
James Terner, University of California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0113:
Advances in Laser Spectroscopy I
Ahmed H. Zewail, Editor(s)

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