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Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (08/12/2012 02.51)

European Research Council funded fellowship Quantum-coherent drive of energy transfer along helical structures by polarized light

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Electronic energy transfer (EET) is a ubiquitous photophysical process that plays a crucial role in the light- harvesting capabilities of natural and artificial antenna complexes. Emerging experimental breakthroughs indicate that the dynamics of light harvesting is not fully described by a classical random-walk picture, but also quantum coherent transfer takes place. The main goal of QUENTRHEL project is to study the possible presence of a relation between structure and coherent mechanisms. The main challenge is to develop new spectroscopic tools able to unveil the presence and the nature of vibrational modes acting during the energy migration and possibly driving coherent mechanisms. To this aim, a new 2D technique is proposed, based on the use of circularly polarized light. The attention will be mainly focused on multichromophoric systems with helical arrangements because they mimic a ubiquitous motif that nature exploited to develop highly efficient EET.

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Research Fields

Chemistry


Programme Description
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmewww.chimica.unipd.it
Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfileNot defined
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Application deadline

27/12/2012

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

43990

EU Research Framework Programme

FP7/Ideas-ERC

Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi di Padova

Public research
Padova - Italy
www.unipd.it
E-mails
segreteria.chimica@unipd.itPhones
049 8275298

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