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Both electronic and vibrational coherences are involved in primary electron transfer in bacterial reaction center

Ma, F., Romero, E., Jones, M. R., Novoderezhkin, V. I. & van Grondelle, R., 25 Feb 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, p. 1-9 9 p., 933.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
electron transfer
Electrons
electronics
Rhodobacter sphaeroides
Proteobacteria

Electron-vibrational coupling decreases trapping by low-energy states in photosynthesis

Malý, P., Novoderezhkin, V. I., van Grondelle, R. & Mančal, T., 1 Jun 2019, In : Chemical Physics. 522, p. 69-76 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

photosynthesis
Photosynthesis
Excitation energy
Electron energy levels
trapping

Photosynthesis in intact Chlamydomonas reinhardtii studied by time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy

Wlodarczyk, L. M., 2019, 192 p.

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

Open Access
File

Strong plasmonic fluorescence enhancement of individual plant light-harvesting complexes

Kyeyune, F., Botha, J. L., Van Heerden, B., Malý, P., Van Grondelle, R., Diale, M. & Krüger, T. P. J., 28 Aug 2019, In : Nanoscale. 11, 32, p. 15139-15146 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Fluorescence
Luminance
Pigments
Surface plasmon resonance
Hybrid systems

The role of far-red spectral states in the energy regulation of phycobilisomes

Krüger, T. P. J., van Grondelle, R. & Gwizdala, M., 1 Apr 2019, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics. 1860, 4, p. 341-349 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Phycobilisomes
Carotenoids
Pigments
Phycobilins
Quenching
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

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

Open Access
File
Fluorescence

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
File
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

Excitation energy transfer and charge separation are affected in Arabidopsis thaliana mutants lacking light-harvesting chlorophyll a/b binding protein Lhcb3

Adamiec, M., Gibasiewicz, K., Lucinski, R., Giera, W., Chelminiak, P., Szewczyk, G., Sipinska, W. & van Grondelle, R., 2015, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B. Biology. 153, p. 423-428

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Chlorophyll Binding Proteins
Thylakoids
Energy Transfer
chlorophylls
polarization (charge separation)

Functional rearrangement of the light-harvesting antenna upon state transitions in a green alga

Wlodarczyk, L. M., Snellenburg, J. J., Ihalainen, J. A., van Grondelle, R., van Stokkum, I. H. M. & Dekker, J. P., 2015, In : Biophysical Journal. 108, 2, p. 261-271 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Chlorophyta
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Photosystem I Protein Complex
Light
Energy Transfer

How exciton-vibrational coherences control charge separation in the photosystem II reaction center

Novoderezhkin, V. I., Romero Mesa, E. & van Grondelle, R., 2015, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP. 17, 46, p. 30828-30841

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

polarization (charge separation)
photosynthesis
excitation
energy transfer
charge transfer

Identification of common motifs in the regulation of light harvesting: The case of cyanobacteria IsiA

Wahadoszamen, M. D., D'Haene, S., Ara, A. M., Romera, E., Dekker, J. P., van Grondelle, R. & Berera, R., 2015, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics. 1847, p. 486-492

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Cyanobacteria
Photosynthetic membranes
Iron
Light
Diatoms

Kinetic isotope effect of proton-coupled electron transfer in a hydrogen bonded phenol-pyrrolidino[60]fullerene

Ravensbergen, J., Brown, C. L., Moore, G. F., Frese, R. N., van Grondelle, R., Gust, D., Moore, T. A., Moore, A. L. & Kennis, J. T. M., 2015, In : Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences. 14, 12, p. 2147-2150

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Phenol
Isotopes
isotope effect
phenols
fullerenes

Membrane-Lipid Mediated Rhodopsin Signaling Involves an Ensemble of Conformational Substates

Scheidelaar, S., Swainsbury, D., Koorengevel, M., Meeldijk, H., Breukink, E., van Grondelle, R., Jones, M. & Killian, J. A., 2015, In : Biophysical Journal. 108, 2, p. 556A-556A

Research output: Contribution to JournalMeeting AbstractOther research output

Monte Carlo simulations of excitation and electron transfer in grana membranes

Gibasiewisz, K., Adamiec, M., Lucinski, R., Giera, W., Chelminiak, P., Szewcyk, S., Sipinska, W., Glow, E., Karolczak, J., van Grondelle, R. & Jackowski, G., 2015, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics. 1847, 3, p. 314-327

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Thylakoids
Fluorescence
Electrons
Membranes
Mutagenesis

Photophysics of solar fuel materials

Ravensbergen, J., 2015, 159 p.

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

Open Access
File

Plasmon-Enhanced Photocurrent of Photosynthetic Pigment Proteins on Nanoporous Silver

Friebe, V. M., Delgado Diaz, J. D., Swainsbury, D. J. K., Gruber, J. M., Chanaewa, A., van Grondelle, R., von Hauff, E. L., Millo, D., Jones, M. R. & Frese, R. N., 7 Dec 2015, In : Advanced Functional Materials. 26, 2, p. 285–292

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Photocathodes
solar energy
photocathodes
pigments
Photocurrents

Single-molecule exploration of photoprotective mechanisms in light-harvesting complexes

Yang, H. Y., Schlau-Cohen, G. S., Gwizdala, M., Krüger, T., Xu, P., Croce, R., Van Grondelle, R. & Moerner, W. E., 2015, Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Superresolution Imaging VIII. SPIE, Vol. 9331. 933109

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

Light
Molecules
Fluorescence
Excited states
proteins

Single-Molecule Identification of Quenched and Unquenched States of LHCII

Schlau-Cohen, G. S., Hsiang-Yu, Y., Kruger, T. P. J., Xu, P., Gwizdala, M. S., van Grondelle, R., Croce, R. & Moerner, W. E., 2015, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 6, 5, p. 860-867

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Molecules
molecules
Fluorescence
life (durability)
fluorescence

Singlet-triplet annihilation in single LHCII complexes

Gruber, J. M., Chmeliov, J., Kruger, T. P. J., Valkunas, L. & van Grondelle, R., 2015, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics - PCCP. 17, 30, p. 19844-19853

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
excitation
quenching
atomic energy levels
fluorescence
carotenoids

Spectroscopic Analysis of a Biomimetic Model of Tyr(z) Function in PSII

Ravensbergen, J., Antoniuk-Pablant, A., Sherman, B. D., Kodis, G., Megiatto, J. D., Mendez-Hernandez, D. D., Frese, R. N., van Grondelle, R., Moore, T. A., Moore, A. L. & Kennis, J. T. M., 2015, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 119, 37, p. 12156-12163

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Spectroscopic analysis
biomimetics
spectroscopic analysis
Biomimetics
porphyrins

The origin of the unusual Q(y) red shift in LH1-RC complexes from purple bacteria Thermochromatium tepidum as revealed by Stark absorption spectroscopy

Ma, F., Yu, L. J., Wang-Otomo, Z. Y. & van Grondelle, R., 2015, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics. 1847, 12, p. 1479-1486

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Proteobacteria
Carotenoids
Absorption spectroscopy
Spectrum Analysis
Charge transfer

The Role of Exciton Delocalization in the Major Photosynthetic Light-Harvesting Antenna of Plants

Ramanan, C., Gruber, J. M., Malý, P., Negretti, M., Novoderezhkin, V. I., Kruger, T. P. J., Mancal, T., Croce, R. & van Grondelle, R., 2015, In : Biophysical Journal. 108, 5, p. 1047-1056

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Chlorophyll
Light
Fluorescence
Energy Transfer
Proteins
2014

Bacterial reaction centers purified with styrene maleic acid copolymer retain native membrane functional properties and display enhanced stability

Swainsbury, D. J. K., Scheidelaar, S., van Grondelle, R., Killian, J. A. & Jones, M. R., 2014, In : Angewandte Chemie International Edition in English. 2014, 53, p. 1-6

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Styrene
Membrane Proteins
Copolymers
Display devices
Membranes

Disentangling the low-energy states of the major light-harvesting complex of plants and their role in photoprotection

Kruger, T. P. J., Ilioaia, C., Johnson, M. P., Ruban, A. & van Grondelle, R., 2014, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Electron energy levels
Light-Harvesting Protein Complexes
Light
Photosystem II Protein Complex
Fluorescence Spectrometry

Exploring the mechanism(s) of energy dissipation in the light harvesting complex of the photosynthetic algae Cyclotella meneghiniana

Ramanan, C., Berera, R., Gundermann, K., van Stokkum, I. H. M., Buchel, C. & van Grondelle, R., 2014, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics. 2014, 9, p. 1507-1513

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins
Algae
Energy dissipation
Light
Diatoms

Probing the carotenoid content of intact Cyclotella cells by resonance Raman spectroscopy

Alexandre, M. T. A., Gundermann, K., Pascal, A. A., van Grondelle, R., Buchel, C. & Robert, B. H., 2014, In : Photosynthesis Research. 119, p. 273-281

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Cyclotella
Raman spectroscopy
Raman Spectrum Analysis
Carotenoids
carotenoids

Properties of Self-Assembled Hybrid Organic Molecule/Quantum Dot Multilayered Structures

Cohen, E., Gruber, M., Romero, E., Yochelis, S., van Grondelle, R. & Paltiel, Y., 2014, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Nanomaterials and Interfaces. 118, 44, p. 25725-25730

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Semiconductor quantum dots
Molecules
Detectors
Confocal microscopy
Fluorescence microscopy

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