18 January 1977 Use Of Picosecond Lasers For Studying Photosynthesis
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We review the recent application of picosecond laser techniques to the study of photosynthesis. Two techniques are emphasized. In the first a streak camera is used in conjunction with a mode locked laser to determine the 'exciton' migration time to the photosynthetic reaction center. In the second a novel nonlinear optical technique is described which enables certain deductions to be made about the topology of the photosynthetic unit. Bacteria and higher plant data are presented.
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A. J. Campillo, A. J. Campillo, S. L. Shapiro, S. L. Shapiro, } "Use Of Picosecond Lasers For Studying Photosynthesis", Proc. SPIE 0094, High Speed Optical Techniques: Developments and Applications, (18 January 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955143; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.955143
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