Dynamics of carotenoids probed by femtosecond absorption, fluorescence, and Raman spectroscopy

Masayuki Yoshizawa, D. Kosumi, M. Komukai, K. Yanagi, H. Hashimoto

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Abstract

Ultrafast optical responses in β -carotene and lycopene depend on the pump wavelength. Excess vibrational energy induced by the photoexcitation remains longer than several picoseconds in the excited states and slows down the relaxation kinetics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)589-591
Number of pages3
JournalSpringer Series in Chemical Physics
Volume79
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Dec 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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