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Time-Resolved Spectroscopy of Hemoglobin and Its Complexes with Subpicosecond Optical Pulses

C. V. Shank, E. P. Ippen and R. Bersohn
Science
New Series, Vol. 193, No. 4247 (Jul. 2, 1976), pp. 50-51
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1742323
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Abstract

Subpicosecond optical pulses have been used to study the photolysis of hemoglobin complexes. Photodissociation of carboxyhemoglobin is found to occur in less than 0.5 picosecond. In hemoglobin and oxyhemoglobin a nondissociative excited state recovery in 2.5 picoseconds is observed.

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