Structural Dynamics of Small Peptides by Time Dependent 2D-IR Spectroscopy

  • Sander Woutersen
  • Peter Hamm
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 66)


Using nonlinear 2D-IR spectroscopy on the amide I states of trialanine, its backbone structure is uniquely determined. Time-dependent 2D-IR spectroscopy furthermore allows to observe ultrafast structural motion which gives rise to exciton spectral diffusion and inter-exciton cross-relaxation (exciton migration).


Burning Migration Anisotropy Amide Bleach 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sander Woutersen
    • 1
  • Peter Hamm
    • 1
  1. 1.Max-Bom-Institut für nichtlinear Optik und KurzzeitphysikBerlinGermany

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