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Using DNA Templates to Harness the Sun’s Energy

News   Apr 25, 2019 | Original story from Arizona State University

 
Using DNA Templates to Harness the Sun’s Energy

Double-stranded DNA as a template to guide self-assembly of cyanine dye forming strongly-coupled dye aggregates. These DNA-templated dye aggregates serve as "exciton wires" to facilitate directional, efficient energy transfer over distances up to 32 nm. Credit: Neal Woodbury and Hao Yan.

 
 
 

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