Inertial Protein-Matrix Solvation of a Light-Harvesting Chromophore

  • R. E. Riter
  • M. D. Edington
  • W. F. Beck
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 62)


We have employed transient hole-burning spectroscopy (THB) to characterize ultrafast protein-matrix solvation processes in the α subunit of the cyanobacterial light-harvesting protein C-phycocyanin.


Probe Delay Exciton Transfer Absorption Line Shape Solvation Response Intramolecular Vibrational Redistribution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. E. Riter
    • 1
  • M. D. Edington
    • 1
  • W. F. Beck
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryVanderbilt UniversityNashvilleUSA

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