Broadband 2D Electronic Spectroscopy Reveals Coupling Between Dark 1Bu- State of Carotenoid and Qx State of Bacteriochlorophyll
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, 80 St. George St., Toronto, ON, Canada
2 Glasgow Biomedical Research Centre, IBLS, University of Glasgow, 126 University Place, Glasgow, UK
The study of LH2 protein of purple bacteria by broadband 2D electronic spectroscopy is presented. The dark 1Bu- carotenoid state is directly observed in 2D spectra and its role in carotenoid-bacteriochlorophyll interaction is discussed.
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