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DNA as a framework for the assembly of aromatic chromophores: on the application for light harvesting systems

Date Do, 15.12.2011 - Do, 15.12.2011
Time 10.15
Speaker Florian Garo, Häner group, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bern
Location Universität Bern, Institut für Angewandte Physik, Gebäude exakte Wissenschaften, Hörsaal B77, Sidlerstrasse 5, 3012 Bern
Program DNA is increasingly used as a scaffold for the construction of multi-chromophore arrays since ordered ensembles possess different properties than the monomeric units. During the last few years the use of non-nucleosidic polyaromatic building blocks was shown to form extended interstrand-stacked arrays in DNA double strands. This approach allowed the construction of stable and well-defined Pi-stacks with intrinsic properties. These specific properties rendered the Pi-stacks an interesting and versatile tool for the use in different fields. Recently the combination of phenanthrene and pyrene building blocks showed a potential application as light harvesting antennas.
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