Time Resolved Chlorophyll Fluorescence

What kind of information on photosynthetic systems does it provide?
  • Alfred R. Holzwarth


The use of fast time-resolved Chl fluorescence in photosynthesis research is reviewed. Examples include applications to the study of the functional organization of the photosynthetic apparatus of green algae and higher plants, physiological adaptation mechanisms, cell development and stress conditions. The concept of a decay-associated spectrum is introduced and the various parameters which can be obtained from such data are described.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfred R. Holzwarth
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für StrahlenchemieMülheim/RuhrGermany

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