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Jakub Pšenčík

Department of Chemical Physics and Optics
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Charles University
Ke Karlovu 3
CZ-121 16 Praha 2
Czech Republic

tel. +420 951 551 627
fax +420 951 551 249
e-mail: psencik@karlov.mff.cuni.cz
office: F-160; lab: F-150



Research interests


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Recent publications

Book Chapter

J. Psencik, S. J. Butcher, R. Tuma: Chlorosomes: Structure, function and assembly. In: M. F. Hohmann-Marriott (Ed.) The structural basis of biological energy generation. Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration 39 (2014) 77-109 Springer    (Authors' version for download here)

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Research Papers

J. Dostal, J. Psencik, D. Zigmantas: In situ mapping of the energy flow through the entire photosynthetic apparatus. Nat. Chem. 8 (7): (2016) 705–710 (Supplementary information)

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Z. Kvicalova, J. Alster, E. Hofmann, P. Khoroshyy, R. Litvin, D. Bina, T. Polivka, J. Psencik: Triplet-triplet energy transfer from chlorophylls to carotenoids in two antenna complexes from dinoflagellate Amphidinium carterae. BBA-Bionergetics 1857 (2016) 341-349 (Supplementary data)

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M. Matenova, V. L. Horhoiu, F. X. Dang, P. Pospisil, J. Alster, J. V. Burda, T. S. Balaban, J. Psencik: Energy transfer in aggregates of bacteriochlorophyll c self-assembled with azulene derivatives. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16 (2014) 16755-16764 (Supporting information)

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J. Dostal, F. Vacha, J. Psencik, D. Zigmantas: 2D electronic spectroscopy reveals excitonic structure in the baseplate of a chlorosome. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 5 (2014) 1743–1747 (Supplementary information)

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J. Dostal, T. Mancal, F. Vacha, J. Psencik, D. Zigmantas: Unraveling the nature of coherent beatings in chlorosomes. J. Chem. Phys. 140 (2014) art. no 115103

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J. Psencik, J. B. Arellano, A. M. Collins, P. Laurinmäki, M. Torkkeli, B. Löflund, R. E. Serimaa, R. E. Blankenship, R. Tuma, S. J. Butcher: The structural and functional role of carotenoids in chlorosomes. J. Bacteriol. 195 (2013) 1727–1734

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J. Alster, M. Kabelac, R. Tuma, J. Psencik, J.V. Burda: Computational study of short-range interactions in bacteriochlorophyll aggregates. Comput. Theor. Chem. 998 (2012) 87-97 (Supplementary material)

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J. Dostal, T. Mancal, R. Augulis, F. Vacha, J. Psencik, D. Zigmantas: Two-dimensional electronic spectroscopy reveals ultrafast energy diffusion in chlorosomes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134 (2012) 11611-11617 (Supporting information)

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J. Alster, T. Polivka, J. B. Arellano, P. Hribek, F. Vacha, J. Hala, J. Psencik: Self-assembly and energy transfer in artificial light-harvesting complexes of bacteriochlorophyll c with astaxanthin. Photosynth. Res. 111 (2012) 193–204

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J. Alster, T. Polivka, J. B. Arellano, P. Chabera, F. Vacha, J. Psencik: β-Carotene to bacteriochlorophyll c energy transfer in self-assembled aggregates mimicking chlorosomes. Chem. Phys. 373 (2010) 90-97

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J. Psencik, M. Torkkeli, A. Zupcanova, F. Vacha, R. E. Serimaa, R. Tuma: The lamellar spacing in self-assembling bacteriochlorophyll aggregates is proportional to the length of the esterifying alcohol. Photosynth. Res. 104 (2010) 211-219

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M. Fuciman, P. Chabera, A. Zupcanova, P. Hribek, J. B. Arellano, F. Vacha, J. Psencik, T. Polivka: Excited state properties of aryl carotenoids. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 12 (2010) 3112-3120

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J. Psencik, A. M. Collins, L. Liljeroos, M. Torkkeli, P. Laurinmaki, H. M. Ansink, T. P. Ikonen, R. E. Serimaa, R. E. Blankenship, R. Tuma, S. J. Butcher: Structure of chlorosomes from the green filamentous bacterium Chloroflexus aurantiacus. J. Bacteriol. 191 (2009) 6701-6708 (Supplemental material)

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Teaching

  • Molecular spectroscopy
  • Physical principles of photosynthesis
  • Principles of energy transfer in molecular systems
  • Radiometry and photometry
  • Tutorial of electricity, magnetism and optics,
  • Practicum of experimental methods of biophysics and chemical physics

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