Direct observation of chlorophyll a dimer

H. Bourque, T. Taleb, R. M. Leblanc

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Abstract

We have investigated oligomeric nature of chlorophyll a in Langmuir-Blodgett films using scanning tunneling microscope. Our observations revealed that chlorophyll a is a dimer and suggest that a similar dimeric condition of chlorophyll a may exist in the reaction centers of photosystem II.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)187-191
Number of pages5
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Volume302
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 12 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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