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2-D Electronic Spectroscopy on the light-dependent enzyme protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase

Romero, E., Farmer, D. A., Hunter, C. N. & van Grondelle, R., Jul 2017, In : European Biophysics Journal. 46, p. S205-S205

Research output: Contribution to JournalMeeting AbstractAcademic

Achieving Exciton Delocalization in Quantum Dot Aggregates Using Organic Linker Molecules

Cohen, E., Gdor, I., Romero, E., Yochelis, S., van Grondelle, R. & Paltiel, Y., 2 Mar 2017, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 8, 5, p. 1014-1018

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

A four state parametric model for the kinetics of the non-photochemical quenching in Photosystem II

Snellenburg, J. J., Johnson, M. P., Ruban, A. V., van Grondelle, R. & van Stokkum, I. H. M., Oct 2017, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics. 1858, 10, p. 854-864

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Photosystem I Protein Complex
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Excited states
Light-Harvesting Protein Complexes

Analysis of fluorescence spectra in cyanobacteria from picoseconds to minutes

Acuña Sánchez, A. M., 2017, 241 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

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Comparison of excitation energy transfer in cyanobacterial photosystem I in solution and immobilized on conducting glass

Szewczyk, S., Giera, W., D'Haene, S., van Grondelle, R. & Gibasiewicz, K., May 2017, In : Photosynthesis Research. 132, 2, p. 111-126

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Direct Observation of Energy Detrapping in LH1-RC Complex by Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy

Ma, F., Yu, L-J., Hendrikx, R., Wang-Otomo, Z-Y. & van Grondelle, R., 18 Jan 2017, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 139, 2, p. 591-594

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Evidence for coherent mixing of excited and charge-transfer states in the major plant light-harvesting antenna, LHCII

Ramanan, C., Ferretti, M., van Roon, H., Novoderezhkin, V. I. & van Grondelle, R., 14 Sep 2017, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP. 19, 34, p. 22877-22886

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Excitonic and Vibrational Coherence in the Excitation Relaxation Process of Two LH1 Complexes as Revealed by Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy

Ma, F., Yu, L-J., Hendrikx, R., Wang-Otomo, Z-Y. & van Grondelle, R., 15 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 8, 12, p. 2751-2756

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Exciton-vibrational resonance and dynamics of charge separation in the photosystem II reaction center

Novoderezhkin, V. I., Romero, E., Prior, J. & van Grondelle, R., 21 Feb 2017, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP. 19, 7, p. 5195-5208

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Hacking Photosynthesis

Friebe, V. M., 2017, 163 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

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How reduced excitonic coupling enhances light harvesting in the main photosynthetic antennae of diatoms

Kruger, T. P. J., Maly, P., Alexandre, M. T. A., Mancal, T., Buechel, C. & van Grondelle, R., 26 Dec 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 52, p. E11063-E11071

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademic

Light Absorption and Energy Transfer in the Antenna Complexes of Photosynthetic Organisms

Mirkovic, T., Ostroumov, E. E., Anna, J. M., van Grondelle, R., Govindjee & Scholes, G. D., 25 Jan 2017, In : Chemical Reviews. 117, 2, p. 249-293

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Limits on Natural Photosynthesis

van Grondelle, R. & Boeker, E., 3 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 121, 30, p. 7229-7234

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Metal Cations Induced alpha beta-BChl a Heterogeneity in LH1 as Revealed by Temperature-Dependent Fluorescence Splitting

Ma, F., Yu, L-J., Llansola-Portoles, M. J., Robert, B., Wang-Otomo, Z-Y. & van Grondelle, R., 18 Aug 2017, In : ChemPhysChem. 18, 16, p. 2295-2301

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Modelling energy transfer and trapping in the thylakoid membrane

Snellenburg, J., 2017, 226 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

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On the performance of a photosystem II reaction centre-based photocell

Stones, R., Hossein-Nejad, H., van Grondelle, R. & Olaya-Castro, A., 1 Oct 2017, In : Chemical Science. 8, 10, p. 6871-6880

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Photoprotection through ultrafast charge recombination in photochemical reaction centres under oxidizing conditions

Ma, F., Swainsbury, D. J. K., Jones, M. R. & van Grondelle, R., 26 Sep 2017, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. Biological Sciences. 372, 1730, 20160378.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Polarization-controlled optimal scatter suppression in transient absorption spectroscopy

Malý, P., Ravensbergen, J., Kennis, J. T. M., van Grondelle, R., Croce, R., Mančal, T. & van Oort, B., 6 Mar 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, p. 43484 7 p., 10.1038/srep43484.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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absorption spectroscopy
retarding
polarizers
polarization
pumps

Quantum - coherent dynamics in photosynthetic charge separation revealed by wavelet analysis

Romero, E., Prior, J., Chin, A. W., Morgan, S. E., Novoderezhkin, V. I., Plenio, M. B. & van Grondelle, R., 6 Jun 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 2890.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Quantum design of photosynthesis for bio-inspired solar-energy conversion

Romero, E., Novoderezhkin, V. I. & van Grondelle, R., 16 Mar 2017, In : Nature. 543, 7645, p. 355-365

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Surface photovoltage mapping on water splitting NaTaO3 with Kelvin probe force microscopy

Polak, L., 2017, 138 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

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The effectiveness of styrene-maleic acid (SMA) copolymers for solubilisation of integral membrane proteins from SMA-accessible and SMA-resistant membranes

Swainsbury, D. J. K., Scheidelaar, S., Foster, N., van Grondelle, R., Killian, J. A. & Jones, M. R., Oct 2017, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. Biomembranes. 1859, 10, p. 2133-2143

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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The role of energy losses in photosynthetic light harvesting

Kruger, T. P. J. & van Grondelle, R., 14 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. 50, 13, 132001.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Using coherence to enhance function in chemical and biophysical systems

Scholes, G. D., Fleming, G. R., Chen, L. X., Aspuru-Guzik, A., Buchleitner, A., Coker, D. F., Engel, G. S., van Grondelle, R., Ishizaki, A., Jonas, D. M., Lundeen, J. S., McCusker, J. K., Mukamel, S., Ogilvie, J. P., Olaya-Castro, A., Ratner, M. A., Spano, F. C., Whaley, K. B. & Zhu, X., 30 Mar 2017, In : Nature. 543, 7647, p. 647-656

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2016

A method to decompose spectral changes in Synechocystis PCC 6803 during light-induced state transitions

Acuña, A. M., Kana, R., Gwizdala, M. S., Snellenburg, J. J., van Alphen, P., van Oort, B. F., Kirilovsky, D., van Grondelle, R. & van Stokkum, I. H. M., 2016, In : Photosynthesis Research. 130, 1-3, p. 237-249

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Phycobilisomes
Synechocystis
phycobilisome
Fluorometry
Plastoquinone

Competing charge transfer pathways at the photosystem II-electrode interface

Zhang, J. Z., Sokol, K. P., Paul, N., Romero, E., Van Grondelle, R. & Reisner, E., 1 Dec 2016, In : Nature Chemical Biology. 12, 12, p. 1046-1052 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Photosystem II Protein Complex
Electrodes
Water
Enzymes
Electrons

Controlling Light Harvesting with Light

Gwizdala, M. S., Berera, R., Kirilovsky, D., van Grondelle, R. & Kruger, T. P. J., 2016, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 138, 36, p. 11616-11622

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Solar energy
Electron energy levels
Fluorescence
Switches
Antennas

Dark States in the Light-Harvesting complex 2 Revealed by Two-dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy

Ferretti, M., Hendrikx, R. J. G., Romero Mesa, E., Southall, J., Cogdell, R. J., Novoderezhkin, V. I., Scholes, G. D. & van Grondelle, R., 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 20834.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Spectroscopy
Energy transfer
Charge transfer
Gene Conversion
Dipole moment

Design principles of natural light-harvesting as revealed by single molecule spectroscopy

Kruger, T. P. J. & van Grondelle, R., 2016, In : Physica B. Condensed Matter. 480, p. 7-13

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Spectroscopy
Molecules
spectroscopy
molecules
Chromophores

Dynamic quenching in single photosystem II supercomplexes

Gruber, J. M., Xu, P., Chmeliov, J., Kruger, T. P. J., Alexandre, M. T. A., Valkunas, L., Croce, R. & van Grondelle, R., 2016, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP. 18, 37, p. 25852-25860

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Photosystem II Protein Complex
Quenching
Antennas
Fluorescence
Photosynthesis

Estimation of damped oscillation associated spectra from ultrafast transient absorption spectra

van Stokkum, I., Jumper, C. C., Snellenburg, J., Scholes, G. D., van Grondelle, R. & Malý, P., 2016, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 145, 17, 174201.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Excited states
Absorption spectra
absorption spectra
oscillations
Chromophores
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Chlorophyta
Algae
Pigments
Light

From picoseconds to seconds: Fluorescence dynamics of single light-harvesting complexes

Gruber, J. M., 2016

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

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Fluorescence

Identification and characterization of multiple emissive species in aggregated minor antenna complexes

Wahadoszamen, M., Belgio, E., Rahman, M. A., Ara, A. M., Ruban, A. V. & van Grondelle, R., 1 Dec 2016, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics. 1857, 12, p. 1917-1924 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Charge transfer
Fluorescence Spectrometry
Fluorescence spectroscopy
Antennas
Light

Light-harvesting Complexes (LHCs) Cluster Spontaneously in Membrane Environment Leading to Shortening of Their Excited State Lifetimes

Natali, A., Gruber, J. M., Dietzel, L., Stuart, M. C. A., van Grondelle, R. & Croce, R., 2016, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 291, 32, p. 16730-16739

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Excited states
Membranes
Light
Liposomes
Detergents

Mixing of exciton and charge-transfer states in light-harvesting complex Lhca4

Novoderezhkin, V. I., Croce, R., Wahadoszamen, M. D., Polukhina, I., Romero Mesa, E. & van Grondelle, R., 2016, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP. 18, 28, p. 19368-19377

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
charge transfer
excitons
chlorophylls
absorption spectra
fluorescence

Photophysics in single light-harvesting complexes II: from micelle to native nanodisks

Gruber, J. M., Scheidelaar, S., van Roon, H., Dekker, J. P., Kilian, J. A. & van Grondelle, R., 2016, Proc. of SPIE. p. 97140A

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Styrene
Micelles
Detergents
Fluorescence
Lipids

Renewables need a grand-challenge strategy

Bernstein, A., Sargent, E. H., Aspuru-Guzik, A., Cogdell, R., Fleming, G. R., van Grondelle, R. & Molina, M., 2016, In : Nature. 538, 7623, p. 30-30

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Resolving Energy and Electron Transfer Processes in Dyads With the Help of Global and Target Analysis

van Stokkum, I. H. M., Ravensbergen, J., Snellenburg, J. J., van Grondelle, R., Pillai, S., Moore, T. A., Gust, D., Moore, A. L. & Kennis, J. T. M., 2016, Artificial Photosynthesis. Bruno, R. (ed.). Amsterdam: Advances in Botanical Researc, Vol. 79. p. 169-192 (79).

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Carotenoids
Fullerenes
Excited states
Energy transfer
Electrons

Resolving the contribution of the uncoupled phycobilisomes to cyanobacterial pulse-amplitude modulated (PAM) fluorometry signals

Acuña, A. M., Snellenburg, J. J., Gwizdala, M. S., Kirilovsky, D., van Grondelle, R. & van Stokkum, I. H. M., 2016, In : Photosynthesis Research. 127, 1, p. 91-102

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Phycobilisomes
phycobilisome
Fluorometry
fluorometry
autotrophs

Single Molecule Spectroscopy of Monomeric LHCII: Experiment and Theory

Malý, P., Gruber, J. M., van Grondelle, R. & Mancal, T., 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 26230.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
chlorophylls
spectroscopy
molecules
fluorescence
statistical distributions
Open Access
Proteobacteria
Photosynthesis
Energy Transfer
Energy transfer
Temperature

The Role of Resonant Vibrations in Electronic Energy Transfer

Malý, P., Somsen, O. J. G., Novoderezhkin, V. I., Mancal, T. & van Grondelle, R., 2016, In : ChemPhysChem. 17, 9, p. 1356-1368

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
resonant vibration
Vibrational spectra
Energy transfer
energy transfer
Electronic states

Ultrafast energy processes in photosynthetic complexes

Ferretti, M., 2016

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
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Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins

Ultrafast energy relaxation in single light-harvesting complexes

Malý, P., Gruber, J. M., Cogdell, R. J., Mancal, T. & van Grondelle, R., 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 11, p. 2934-2939

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
relaxation time
energy
excitation
fluorescence
pigments
2015

A Hidden State in Light-Harvesting Complex II Revealed By Multipulse Spectroscopy

van Oort, B. F., van Grondelle, R. & van Stokkum, I. H. M., 2015, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 119, 16, p. 5184-5193

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
quenching
Spectroscopy
Quenching
luminous intensity
High intensity light

A quantum protective mechanism in photosynthesis

Marais, A., Sinayskiy, I., Petruccione, F. & van Grondelle, R., 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, p. 8720 8720.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
photosynthesis
magnetic fields
oxygen
iron
polarization (charge separation)

Conformational Switching in a Light-Harvesting Protein as Followed by Single-Molecule Spectroscopy

Gall, A., Ilioaia, C., Kruger, T. P. J., Novoderezhkin, V. I., Robert, B. H. & van Grondelle, R., 2015, In : Biophysical Journal. 108, 11, p. 2713-2720

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Light
Proteins
Bacteriochlorophylls
Fluorescence
Fluorescence Spectrometry