Quantum coherence controls the charge separation in a prototypical artificial light harvesting system
1 Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, 26129 Oldenburg, Germany
2 CNR, Centro S3, Centro S3, via Campi 213a, I-41125 Modena, Italy
3 Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, 14195 Berlin, Germany
4 IFN-CNR, Politecnico di Milano, Piazza L. da Vinci 32, I-20133 Milano, Italy
Ultrafast spectroscopy and quantum-dynamics simulations of an artificial supramolecular light-harvesting system — a supramolecular triad - provide strong evidence that the quantum-correlated wavelike motion of electrons and nuclei on a timescale of few tens of femtoseconds governs the ultrafast electronic charge transfer.
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