Find Research Outputs

Search concepts
Selected filters
2014

Quantum coherence in photosynthesis for efficient solar-energy conversion

Romero, E., Augulis, R., Novoderezhkin, V. I., Ferretti, M., Thieme, J., Zigmantas, D. & van Grondelle, R., 2014, In : Nature Physics. p. 676-682

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
solar energy conversion
photosynthesis
polarization (charge separation)
electronics
excitons

Single-Molecule Exploration of the Photodynamics of LHCII Complexes in Solution

Schlau-Cohen, G. S., Yang, H. Y., Gwizdala, M. S., Kruger, T. P. J., Xu, P., Croce, R., van Grondelle, R. & Moerner, W. E., 2014, In : Biophysical Journal. 106, 2, p. 182A-182A 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalMeeting AbstractOther research output

Open Access

Special issue of photosynthetic research

Okamura, M., Wraight, C. A. & van Grondelle, R., 2014, In : Photosynthesis Research. 120, p. 1-2

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Photosynthesis
photosynthetic reaction centers
photosynthesis
Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins
energy conversion

The birth of the photosynthesic reaction center: the story of Lou Duysens

van Grondelle, R. & van Gorkom, H. J., 2014, In : Photosynthesis Research. 120, p. 3-7

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

The role of charge-transfer states in energy transfer and dissipation within natural and artificial bacteriochlorophyll proteins

Wahadoszamen, M. D., Margalit, I., Ara, A. M., van Grondelle, R. & Noy, D., 2014, In : Nature Communications. 5, 5287.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Bacteriochlorophylls
Energy Transfer
Energy transfer
Charge transfer
Energy dissipation

Ultrafast excited state processes in Roseobacter denitrificans antennae: comparison of isolated complexes and native membranes

Ferretti, M., Duquesne, K., Sturgis, J. N. & van Grondelle, R., 2014, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP. 2014, 16, p. 26059-26066

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Excited states
Antennas
Membranes
Energy transfer
Absorption spectra
2013

A little coherence in photosynthetic light harvesting

Anna, J. M., Scholes, G. D. & van Grondelle, R., 2013, In : BioScience. 64, p. 14-25

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Photosynthesis
Mechanics
photosynthesis
Light
e-mail

Autobiography of Rienk van Grondelle

van Grondelle, R., 2013, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 117, 38, p. 10947-10947

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Carotenoids and Life, Femtoseconds and Light: transient absorption and femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy of free and bound carotenoids

Kloz, M., 2013

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

Open Access
File

Carotenoids as electron or excited-state energy donors in artificial photosynthesis: an ultrafast investigation of a carotenoporphyrin and a carotenofullerene dyad

Pillai, S., Ravensbergen, J., Antoniuk-Pablant, A., Sherman, B. D., van Grondelle, R., Frese, R. N., Moore, T. A., Gust, D., Moore, A. L. & Kennis, J. T. M., 2013, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP. 15, 13, p. 4775-4784

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Photosynthesis
Carotenoids
Excited states
Energy transfer
Electron energy levels

Closed Reaction Centers of PS1 Still Can Perform the First Steps of Charge Separation. A Mid IR Pump Probe Study with fs Resolution

Stahl, A. D., Di Donato, M., van Stokkum, I. H. M., van Grondelle, R. & Groot, M. L., 2013, Photosynthesis Research for Food, Fuel and the Future. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 127-130

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

Energy Transfer and Trapping in Red-Chlorophyll-Free Photosystem I from Synechococcus WH 7803

van Stokkum, I. H. M., Desquilbet, T. E., van der Weij-de Wit, C. D., Snellenburg, J. J., van Grondelle, R., Thomas, J-C., Dekker, J. P. & Robert, B. H., 2013, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 117, 38, p. 11176-11183 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Photosystem I Protein Complex
chlorophylls
Chlorophyll
Energy transfer
energy transfer

Excitation Energy Trapping and Dissipation by Ni-Substituted Bacteriochlorophyll a in Reconstituted LH1 Complexes from Rhodospirillum rubrum

Lambrev, P. H., Miloslavina, Y., Stahl, A. D., Michalik, M., Susz, A., Tworzydlo, J., Fiedor, J., Huhn, G., Groot, M. L., van Grondelle, R., Garab, G. & Fiedor, L., 2013, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 117, 38, p. 11260-11271

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Bacteriochlorophylls
Excitation energy
dissipation
trapping
excitation

Excited States of the Inactive and Active Forms of the Orange Carotenoid Protein

Berera, R., Gwizdala, M. S., van Stokkum, I. H. M., Kirilovsky, D. & van Grondelle, R., 2013, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 117, p. 9121-9128

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

carotenoids
Carotenoids
Excited states
proteins
Proteins

Fluorescence blinking of single major light-harvesting complexes

Chmeliov, J., Valkunas, L., Kruger, T. P. J., Ilioaia, C. & van Grondelle, R., 2013, In : New Journal of Physics. 15, 085007.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
blinking
fluorescence
quenching
proteins
antennas
membranes
Membranes
Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins
Fluorescence spectroscopy
Energy transfer

Separating Annihilation and Excitation Energy Transfer Dynamics in Light Harvesting Systems

Vengris, M., Larsen, D. S., Valkunas, L., Kodis, G., Herrero, C., Gust, D., Moore, T. A., Moore, A. L. & van Grondelle, R., 2013, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 117, 38, p. 11372-11382

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Excitation energy
Energy transfer
energy transfer
carotenoids
Carotenoids

Spectra and Dynamics in the B800 Antenna: Comparing Hierarchical Equations, Redfield and Forster Theories

Novoderezhkin, V. & van Grondelle, R., 2013, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 117, 38, p. 11076-11090

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

antennas
Antennas
excitation
rings
Dichroism

Stark fluorescence spectroscopy reveals two emitting sites in the dissipative state of FCP antennas

Wahadoszamen, M. D., Ghazaryan, A., Cingil, E. H., Mane Ara, A., Buchel, C., van Grondelle, R. & Berera, R., 2013, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics. 1837, p. 193-200

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Fluorescence Spectrometry
Fluorescence spectroscopy
Antennas
Light
Diatoms

The nature of coherences in the B820 bacteriochlorophyll dimer revealed by two-dimensional electronic spectroscopy

Ferretti, M., Novoderezhkin, V. I., Romero, E., Augulis, R., Pandit, A., Zigmantas, D. & van Grondelle, R., 2013, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Bacteriochlorophylls
Dimers
Spectroscopy
Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins
Fourier analysis

Ultrafast Energy Transfer and Excited State Coupling in an Artificial Photosynthetic Antenna

Maiuri, M., Snellenburg, J. J., van Stokkum, I. H. M., Pillai, S., Carter, K. W., Gust, D., Moore, T. A., Moore, A. L. & van Grondelle, R., 2013, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 117, 46, p. 14183-14190

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Excited states
Energy transfer
antennas
energy transfer
Antennas
2012

Controlled Disorder in Plant Light-Harvesting Complex II Explains Its Photoprotective Role

Kruger, T. P. J., Ilioaia, C., Johnson, M. P., Ruban, A. V., Papagiannakis, E., Horton, P. & van Grondelle, R., 2012, In : Biophysical Journal. 102, p. 269-276 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Light
Switch Genes
Hot Temperature
Fluorescence
Raman spectroscopy
filters
Experiments
Pumps
pumps

Energy Flow in the Cryptophyte PE545 Antenna is Directed by Bilin Pigment Conformation

Curutchet, C., Novoderezhkin, V. I., Kongsted, J., Munoz-Losa, A., van Grondelle, R., Scholes, G. D. & Menucci, B., 2012, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Bile Pigments
pigments
Pigments
Energy transfer
Conformations

Energy transport pathways in photosynthetic antennas

Marin, A., 2012

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

Open Access
File

Excitation-induced polarization decay in the plant light-harvesting complex LHCII

Marin, A., van Stokkum, I. H. M., Novoderezhkin, V. I. & van Grondelle, R., 2012, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A. Chemistry. 234, p. 91-99

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

chlorophylls
Chlorophyll
antennas
Polarization
Antennas

How Photosynthetic Proteins Switch

Valkunas, L., Chmeliov, J., Kruger, T. P. J., Ilioaia, C. & van Grondelle, R., 2012, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 3, 19, p. 2779-2784

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

switches
Switches
proteins
Proteins
blinking

Identification of two emitting sites in the dissipative state of the major light harvesting antenna

Wahadoszamen, M. D., Berera, R., Ara, A. M., Romero Mesa, E. & van Grondelle, R., 2012, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP. 14, 2, p. 759-766

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

chlorophylls
antennas
quenching
charge transfer
fluorescence

Mixed exciton–charge-transfer states in photosystem II: Stark spectroscopy on site–directed mutants

Romero Mesa, E., Diner, B. A., Nixon, P. J., Coleman, W. J., Dekker, J. P. & van Grondelle, R., 2012, In : Biophysical Journal. 103, 2, p. 185-194

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Spectrum Analysis
Synechocystis
Cyanobacteria
Light

New light-harvesting roles of hot and forbidden carotenoid states in artificial photosynthetic constructs

Kloz, M., Pillai, S., Kodis, G., Gust, D., Moore, T. A., Moore, A. L., van Grondelle, R. & Kennis, J. T. M., 2012, In : Chemical Science.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Carotenoids
Aniline Compounds
Absorption spectroscopy
Energy transfer
Fluorescence

On the role of excitonic interactions in carotenoid--phthalocyanine dyads and implications for photosynthetic regulation

Liao, P. N., Pillai, S., Kloz, M., Gust, D., Moore, A. L., Moore, T. A., Kennis, J. T. M., van Grondelle, R. & Walla, P. J., 2012, In : Photosynthesis Research. 111, 1, p. 237-247

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Carotenoids
carotenoids
Energy Transfer
energy transfer
Excited states

Role of PufX in Photochemical Charge Separation in the RC-LH1 Complex from Rhodobacter sphaeroides: An Ultrafast Mid-IR Pump-Probe Investigation

Stahl, A. D., Crouch, L. I., Jones, M. R., van Stokkum, I. H. M., van Grondelle, R. & Groot, M. L., 2012, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 116, 1, p. 434-444

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

The photophysics of the Orange Carotenoid Protein, a light-powered molecular switch.

Berera, R., van Stokkum, I. H. M., Gwizdala, M. S., Wilson, A., Kirilovsky, D. & van Grondelle, R., 2012, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 116, p. 2568-2574

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

carotenoids
Carotenoids
switches
Switches
proteins
2011

Carotenoid Photoprotection in Artificial Photosynthetic Antennas

Kloz, M., Pillai, S., Kodis, G., Gust, D., Moore, T. A., Moore, A. L., van Grondelle, R. & Kennis, J. T. M., 2011, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133, 18, p. 7007-7015

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Carotenoids
Antennas
Quenching
Tetrapyrroles
Toluene

Charge Separation is Virtually Irreversible in Photosystem II Core Complexes with Oxidized Primary Quinone Acceptor

van der Weij-de Wit, C. D., Dekker, J. P., van Grondelle, R. & van Stokkum, I. H. M., 2011, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 115, 16, p. 3947-3956 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Photosystem II Protein Complex
quinones
polarization (charge separation)
antennas
fluorescence

Cofactors Involved in Light-Driven Charge Separation in Photosystem I Identified by Subpicosecond Infrared Spectroscopy

Di Donato, M., Stahl, A. D., van Stokkum, I. H. M., van Grondelle, R. & Groot, M. L., 2011, In : Biochemistry. 50, 4, p. 480-490

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Solar Energy
Photosystem I Protein Complex
Chlorophyll
Dimers
Solar energy

Conformational switching explains the intrinsic multifunctionality of plant light-harvesting complexes

Kruger, T. P. J., Wientjes, I. E., Croce, R. & van Grondelle, R., 2011, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108, p. 13516-13521

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Charge transfer
Conformations
Proteins
Photosystem I Protein Complex
Photosystem II Protein Complex

Different crystal morphologies lead to slightly different conformations of light-harvesting complex II as monitored by variations of the intrinsic fluorescence lifetime

van Oort, B. F., Marechal, A., Ruban, A. V., Robert, B., Pascal, A. A., de Ruijter, N. C. A., van Grondelle, R. & van Amerongen, H., 2011, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP. 13, 27, p. 12614-12622

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Conformations
Fluorescence
Quenching
Crystals
Raman scattering

Direct Visualization of Exciton Reequilibration in the LH1 and LH2 Complexes of Rhodobacter sphaeroides by Multipulse Spectroscopy

Cohen Stuart, T. A., Vengris, M., Novoderezhkin, V. I., Cogdell, R. J., Hunter, C. N. & van Grondelle, R., 2011, In : Biophysical Journal. 100, 9, p. 2226-2233

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Rhodobacter sphaeroides
Spectrum Analysis
Light
LDS 751

Dynamics of Exciton Relaxation in LH2 Antenna Probed by Multipulse Nonlinear Spectroscopy

Novoderezhkin, V. I., Cohen Stuart, T. A. & van Grondelle, R., 2011, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 115, 16, p. 3834-3844

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

antennas
excitons
Pumps
Spectroscopy
pumps

Enzyme activation and catalysis: characterisation of the vibrational modes of substrate and product in protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase

Sytina, O., Alexandre, M. T., Heyes, D. J., Hunter, C. N., Robert, B., van Grondelle, R. & Groot, M. L., 2011, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP. 13, 6, p. 2307 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Protochlorophyllide
Catalysis
Oxidoreductases
Photons
Chemical activation

Excitation energy transfer and non-photochemical quenching in photosynthesis

van Grondelle, R., 2011, In : European Biophysics Journal. 40, 1, p. 180

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Excitation Migration, Quenching, and Regulation of Photosynthetic Light Harvesting in Photosystem II

Valkunas, L., Chmeliov, J., Trinkunas, G., Duffy, C. D. P., van Grondelle, R. & Ruban, A. V., 2011, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 115, 29, p. 9252-9260

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Photosystem II Protein Complex
Quenching
quenching
excitation
Excitation energy

Flow of excitation energy in the cryptophyte light-harvesting antenna phycocyanin 645.

Marin, A., Doust, A. B., Scholes, G. D., Wilk, K. E., Curmi, P. M. G., van Stokkum, I. H. M. & van Grondelle, R., 2011, In : Biophysical Journal. 101, 4, p. 1004-1113

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Bile Pigments
Light
Energy Transfer
Phycobiliproteins
Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins

Fluorescence dynamics of plant light harvesting complexes studied by single molecule spectroscopy

Ilioaia, C., Kruger, T. P. J., Johnson, M. P., Horton, P., Ruban, A. V. & van Grondelle, R., 2011, In : European Biophysics Journal. 40, 1, p. 176-177

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

From Disorder to Order: The Functional Flexibility of Single Plant Light-Harvesting Complexes

Kruger, T. P. J., 2011

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

Open Access
File

Intra- and inter-monomeric transfers in the light harvesting LHCII complex: the Redfield-Forster picture

Novoderezhkin, V. I., Marin, A. & van Grondelle, R., 2011, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP. 13, 38, p. 17093-17103

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

chlorophylls
dichroism
trimers
energy transfer
dimers

Lessons from nature about solar light harvesting

Scholes, G. D., Fleming, G. R., Olaya-Castro, A. & van Grondelle, R., 2011, In : Nature Chemistry. 3, 10, p. 763-774

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Antennas
Photosynthesis
Excitation energy
Chromophores
Excitons

Minor Complexes at Work: Light-Harvesting by Carotenoids in the Photosystem II Antenna Complexes CP24 and CP26

Marin, A., Passarini, F., van Stokkum, I. H. M., van Grondelle, R. & Croce, R., 2011, In : Biophysical Journal. 100, 11, p. 2829-2838 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Carotenoids
Chlorophyll
Light
Methyl Green

Modeling of Multi-Exciton Transient Absorption Spectra of Protochlorophyllide Aggregates in Aqueous Solution

Sytina, O., Novoderezhkin, V. I., van Grondelle, R. & Groot, M. L., 2011, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 115, 43, p. 11944-11951

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Protochlorophyllide
Absorption spectra
excitons
aqueous solutions
absorption spectra