Excitation energy dependence of ultrafast phenomena in all-trans- carotenoids

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

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Responses to femtosecond tunable excitation pulses have been investigated in carotenoids. Relaxation kinetics depends on excess vibrational energy given by photoexcitation. Nonlinear responses to non-resonant excitation is interpreted by resonance in a three-level system.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Quantum Electronics Conference 2005
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Publication series

NameIQEC, International Quantum Electronics Conference Proceedings


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