Towards Direct Measurement of Ultrafast Vibrational Energy Flow in Proteins

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Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 162)


Vibrational energy transfer (VET) within a molecule can be investigated in great detail with ultrafast IR spectroscopy. We report on progress towards mapping of VET pathways in proteins using unnatural amino acids as site-specific probes.


Unnatural Amino Acid Vibrational Energy Transfer Visible Excitation Ultrafast Spectroscopy Energy Transfer Pathway 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of BiophysicsUniversity of FrankfurtFrankfurtGermany
  2. 2.Departments of Chemistry & PhysicsUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  3. 3.Department of ChemistryTechnical University Berlin, Biocatalysis GroupBerlinGermany

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