Rise time of the absorption changes of chlorophyll-aI and carotenoids in photosynthesis

K. Witt, Ch. Wolff
1970 Zeitschrift für Naturforschung. B, A journal of chemical sciences  
With the aid of a repetitive laser giant pulse photometer the rise times of two primary events in photosynthesis have been measured: a) The oxidation of chlorophyll-aI takes place in times shorter than 20 ns. b) The formation of metastable carotenoids is faster than 25 ns.
doi:10.1515/znb-1970-0409 fatcat:egh4uwvxmjeqniamnspszehjam