Conferences - Seminars

  Tuesday 15 May 2018 17:15 - 18:15 BCH 2201

Insight into the water oxidizing cluster in photosystem II (SCS )

By Prof. Frank Neese
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Converstion

The combination of high-level spectroscopy (EPR, MCD, various X-ray techniques, resonance-Raman, Mößbauer etc) and high-level quantum chemistry offer unique opportunities for disentangling complex reaction mechanisms. Using spectroscopic observables as a means to gauge theoretical calculations is a powerful means to implement the important concept of falsification. As a theoretician, one no longer has to rely on small energy differences. As an experimentalist one profits from the ability to correctly interpret complex spectra. The concepts are illustrated by an in.depth study one of the most important chemical reactions: the oxidation of water by the oxygen evolving complex of photosystem II

Organization Prof. Ulrich Lorenz

Contact Annick Gaudin Delmonaco

Accessibility General public

Admittance Free

This event is internal