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Photosynthetica

, Volume 45, Issue 1, pp 1–8 | Cite as

Interactions between photosynthetic pigments in organisms and in model systems

  • D. Frąckowiak
  • B. Smyk
Review

Abstract

The review summarizes results concerning photosynthetic systems with chlorophylls and carotenoids obtained by means of spectral methods such as polarized radiation, photoacoustic spectroscopy, delayed luminescence, thermal deactivation, and leading to construction of model systems.

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carotenoids chlorophylls delayed luminescence excitation energy migration models photoacoustic spectroscopy photosystem 2 reaction centres polarized radiation thermal deactivation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Frąckowiak
    • 1
  • B. Smyk
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsPoznań University of TechnologyPoznańPoland
  2. 2.Department of Physics and BiophysicsUniversity of Warmia and Mazury in OlsztynOlsztynPoland

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