We are working in the field of modern biophysical chemistry and are especially interested in biomolecular and biomimetic processes. Our area of expertise consits of microscopy, e.g. to visualize single molecules, and ultra fast spektroscopy.
D. A. Gacek, C.-P. Holleboom, P.-N. Liao, M. Negretti, R. Croce, P. J. Walla, "Carotenoid Dark State to Chlorophyll Energy Transfer in Isolated Light-Harvesting Complexes CP24 and CP29", Photosynth. Res., in press (2019).
D. A. Gacek, C.-P. Holleboom, S. Tietz, H. Kirchhoff, P. J. Walla, "PsbS-Dependent and -Independent Mechanisms Regulate Carotenoid-Chlorophyll Energy Coupling in Grana Thylakoids", FEBS Letter, in press (2019).
Pieper, A., Hohgardt, M., Willich, M. et al. Biomimetic light-harvesting funnels for re-directioning of diffuse light. Nat Commun 9, 666 (2018)