Ultrafast relaxation of the S2 excited state in β-carotene and its homologs: A role of intermediate states

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

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Abstract

Carotenoids with several conjugation lengths have been investigated. Time-resolved absorbance change and fluorescence are explained by relaxation of excited states and nonlinear optical effects. A role of intermediate states between S2 and S1 is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528101, 9781557528100
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
EventInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2006 - Pacific Grove, CA, United States
Duration: 2006 Jul 312006 Jul 31

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2006
CountryUnited States
CityPacific Grove, CA
Period06/7/3106/7/31

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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