Coherent control of matter waves passing through a conical intersection in β-carotene

Jürgen Hauer, Tiago Buckup, Judith Voll, Regina de Vivie-Riedle, Marcus Motzkus

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Abstract

The interplay between structural and electronic dynamics near a conical intersection in β-carotene is disclosed by coherent control. A low-frequency coupling mode is found to determine the ultrafast relaxation rate between the involved electronic states.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpringer Series in Chemical Physics
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Pages436-438
Number of pages3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameSpringer Series in Chemical Physics
Volume92
ISSN (Print)0172-6218

Keywords

  • Coherent Control
  • Conical Intersection
  • Excited State Population
  • Matter Wave
  • Torsional Mode

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