Power-Law-Distributed Dark States are the Main Pathway for Photobleaching of Single Organic Molecules
van Dijk, E.M.H.P.
Hernando Campos, J.
van Hulst, N.F.
Garcia Parajo, M.F.
arxiv: Condensed Matter::Mesoscopic Systems and Quantum Hall Effect
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...