Power-Law-Distributed Dark States are the Main Pathway for Photobleaching of Single Organic Molecules

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Hoogenboom, Jacob P.; van Dijk, Erik M. H. P.; Hernando Campos, Jordi; van Hulst, Niek F.; García Parajó, María F.; American Physical Society;
(2005)

We exploit the strong excitonic coupling in a superradiant trimer molecule to distinguish between long-lived collective dark states and photobleaching events. The population and depopulation kinetics of the dark states in a single molecule follow power-law statistics ov... View more
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