The Biophysics of Photosynthesis

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ISBN: 978-1-4939-1147-9 (Print) 978-1-4939-1148-6 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Light Energy Capture and Energy Transfer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-44

      Structure-Based Calculation of Pigment–Protein and Excitonic Pigment–Pigment Coupling in Photosynthetic Light-Harvesting Complexes

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 45-77

      Electron–Phonon and Exciton–Phonon Coupling in Light Harvesting, Insights from Line-Narrowing Spectroscopies

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 79-118

      Photosynthetic Energy Transfer and Charge Separation in Higher Plants

  3. Underlying Principles of Electron Transport

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 119-119

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 121-139

      Tunneling in Electron Transport

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 141-170

      Spin in Photosynthetic Electron Transport

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 171-190

      Energy Changes in Photosynthetic Electron Transport: Probing Photosynthesis by Pulsed Photoacoustics

  4. Separation and Stabilization of Charge

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 191-191

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 193-240

      Mechanism of Primary Charge Separation in Photosynthetic Reaction Centers

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 241-274

      Effects of Quasi-Equilibrium States on the Kinetics of Electron Transfer and Radical Pair Stabilisation in Photosystem I

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 275-295

      Energetics of Cofactors in Photosynthetic Complexes: Relationship Between Protein–Cofactor Interactions and Midpoint Potentials

  5. Donor Side Intermediates and Water Splitting

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 297-297

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 299-320

      The Radical Intermediates of Photosystem II

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 321-349

      Structure-Function Relationships in the Mn4CaO5 Water-Splitting Cluster

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 351-380

      Water and Oxygen Diffusion Pathways Within Photosystem II. Computational Studies of Controlled Substrate Access and Product Release

  6. Evolution of the Photosynthetic Apparatus

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 381-381

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 383-432

      From Ionizing Radiation to Photosynthesis

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 433-450

      Origin of Oxygenic Photosynthesis from Anoxygenic Type I and Type II Reaction Centers

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 451-462