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  1. Polívka, T., Pšenčík, J., Kroh, P., Engst, D., Prášil, O., Falkowski, P.G., Hála, J. Hole-burning study of energy transfer in antenna proteins of Dunaliella tertiolecta affected by iron-limitation. Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 291, 111, 1996.
  2. Engst, D., Kroh, P., Polívka, T., Pšenčík, J., Nedbal L., Hála, J.: Hole burning and low temperature absorption and fluorescence spectroscopy of algae affected by UV-B stress, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 291, 103, 1996.
  3. Kroh, P., Pšenčík, J., Polívka, T., Engst, D., Hála, J.: Laser induced hole filling in bacteriochlorophyll d monomers and aggregates of  green sulphur photosynthetic bacteria antennae, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 291, 201, 1996
  4. Polívka, T., Kroh, P., Pšenčík, J., Engst, D., Komenda, J., Hála, J. Hole-burning study of excited energy transfer in the antenna protein CP47 of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 mutant H114Q. J. Lum. 72-74, 600, 1997.
  5. Kroh, P., Pšenčík, J., Polívka, T., Engst, D., Hála, J. Hole-burning spectroscopy of photosynthetically active pigments of green sulfur bacteria. J. Lum. 72-74, 593, 1997.
  6. Engst, D., Kroh, P., Polívka, T., Pšenčík, J., Nedbal. L. Low temperature spectroscopy of algae affected by UV-B stress: Absorption and fluorescence hole-burning. J. Lum. 72-74, 587, 1997.
  7. Herek, J.L., Polívka, T., Pullerits, T., Fowler, G.J.S., Hunter, C.N., Sundström, V. Ultrafast carotenoid band shifts probe structure and dynamics in photosynthetic antenna complexes. Biochemistry 37, 7057, 1998.
  8. Pšenčík, J., Polívka, T., Němec, P., Dian, J., Kudrna, J., Malý, P., Hála, J. Fast energy transfer and exciton dynamics in chlorosomes of the green sulphur bacterium Chlorobium tepidum. J. Phys. Chem. A 102, 4392, 1998.
  9. Pšenčík, J., Němec, P., Polívka, T., Kudrna, J., Dian, J., Malý, P., Hála, J. Persistent hole burning and femtosecond pump-probe absorption spectroscopy of green sulphur photosynthetic bacteria antennae. J. Lum. 76-77, 322, 1998.
  10. Polívka, T., Herek, J.L., Zigmantas, D., Åkerlund, H.-E., Sundström, V. Direct observation of the (forbidden) S1 state in carotenoids. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 96, 4914, 1999.
  11. Herek, J.L., Fraser, N.J., Pullerits, T., Martinsson, P., Polívka, T., Scheer, H., Cogdell, R.J., Sundström, V. Mechanism of B800-B850 energy transfer in native and modified LH2 complexes of Rps. acidophila 10050. Biophys. J. 78, 2590, 2000.
  12. Polívka, T., Pullerits, T., Herek, J.L., Sundström, V. Exciton relaxation and polaron formation in LH2 at low temperature. J. Phys. Chem. B. 104, 1088, 2000.
  13. Polívka, T., Zigmantas, D., Frank, H. A., Bautista, J.A., Herek, J.L. Koyama, Y., Fujii, R., Sundström, V. Near-infrared time-resolved study of the S1 state dynamics of the carotenoid spheroidene. J. Phys. Chem. B 105, 1072-1080, 2001.
  14. Trinkunas, G., Herek, J. L., Polívka, T., Sundström, V., Pullerits, T. Exciton delocalization probed by exciton annihilation in the light-harvesting antenna LH2. Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 4167-4170, 2001.
  15. Zigmantas, D., Polívka, T., Hiller, R. G., Yartsev, A., Sundström, V. Spectroscopic properties of the peridinin lowest singlet excited state. J. Phys. Chem. A. 105, 10296-10306, 2001.
  16. Polívka, T., Zigmantas, D., Sundström, V., Formaggio, E., Cinque, G., Bassi, R. The carotenoid S1 state in a recombinant light harvesting complex of Photosystem II. Biochemistry 41, 439-450, 2002.
  17. Billsten, H. H., Herek, J. L., Garcia-Asua, G., Hashøj, L., Polívka, T., Hunter, C. N., Sundström, V. Dynamics of energy transfer from lycopene to bacteriochlorophyll in genetically-modified LH2 complexes of Rhodobacter sphaeroides. Biochemistry 41, 4127-4136, 2002.
  18. Billsten, H. H., Zigmantas, D., Sundström, V., Polívka, T. Dynamics of vibrational relaxation in the S1 state of carotenoids having 11 conjugated C=C bonds. Chem. Phys. Lett. 355, 465-470, 2002.
  19. He, J., Benkö, G., Korodi, F., Polívka, T., Lomoth, R., Åkermark, B., Sun, L., Hagfeldt, A., Sundström, V. Modified phthalocyanines for efficient near-IR sensitization of nanostructured TiO2 electrode. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124, 4922-4932, 2002.
  20. Polívka, T., Zigmantas, D., Herek, J. L., He, Z., Pascher, T., Pullerits, T., Cogdell, R. J., Frank, H. A., Sundström, V. The carotenoid S1 state in LH2 complexes from purple bacteria Rhodobacter sphaeroides and Rhodopseudomonas acidophila: S1 energies, dynamics and carotenoid radical formation. J. Phys. Chem. B 106, 11016-11025, 2002.
  21. Ghanem, R., Xu, J., Pan, J., Hoffmann, T., Andersson, J., Polívka, T., Pascher, T., Styring, S., Sun, L., Sundström, V. Light-driven tyrosine radical formation in a ruthenium-tyrosine complex anchored to nanoparticle TiO2. Inorg. Chem. 41, 6258-6266, 2002.
  22. Pan, J., Benkö, G., Xu, Y., Pascher, T., Sun, L., Sundström, V., Polívka, T. Photoinduced electron transfer between a carotenoid and TiO2 nanoparticle. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124, 13949-13957, 2002.
  23. Zigmantas, D., Hiller, R. G., Sundström, V., Polívka, T. Carotenoid to chlorophyll energy transfer in the peridinin-chlorophyll-a-protein complex involves an intramolecular charge transfer state. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99, 16760-16765, 2002.
  24. Zigmantas, D., Hiller, R. G., Yartsev, A., Sundström, V., Polívka, T. Dynamics of excited states of the carotenoid peridinin in polar solvents. Dependence on excitation wavelength, viscosity and temperature. J. Phys. Chem. B 107, 5339-5348, 2003.
  25. Billsten, H. H., Bhosale, P., Yemelyanov, A., Bernstein, P. S., Polívka, T. Photophysical properties of xanthophylls in carotenoproteins from human retina. Photochem. Photobiol. 78, 138-145, 2003.
  26. Papagiannakis, E., van Stokkum, I.H.M., van Grondelle, R., Niedermann, R.A., Zigmantas, D., Sundström, V., Polívka, T. Near-infrared transitent absorption study of the excited state dynamics of the carotenoid spirilloxanthin in solution and in the LH1 complex of Rhodospirillum rubrum. J. Phys. Chem. B. 107, 11216-11223, 2003.
  27. Polívka, T., Sundström, V. Ultrafast dynamics of carotenoid excited states. From solution to natural and artificial systems. Chem. Rev. 104, 2021-2072, 2004.
  28. Andersson, J., Puntoriero, F., Serroni, S., Yartsev, A., Pascher, T., Polívka, T., Campagna, S., Sundström, V. Ultrafast singlet energy transfer competes with intersystem crossing in a multi-center transition metal polypyridine complex. Chem. Phys. Lett. 386, 336-341, 2004.
  29. Pan, J., Xu, Y., Sun, L., Sundström, V., Polívka, T. Carotenoid and pheophytin on semiconductor surface: Self-assembly and photoinduced electron transfer. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126, 3066-3067, 2004.
  30. Zigmantas, D., Hiller, R. G., Sharples, F. P., Frank, H. A., Sundström, V., Polívka, T. Effect of conjugated carbonyl group on photophysical properties of carotenoids. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.6, 3009-3016, 2004.
  31. Herek, J. L., Wendling, M., He, Z., Polívka, T., Garcia-Asua, G., Cogdell, R. J., Hunter, C. N., van Grondelle, R., Sundström, V., Pullerits, T. Ultrafast carotenoid band shifts: Experiment and theory. J. Phys. Chem. B. 108, 10398-10403, 2004.
  32. Pan, J., Xu, Y., Benkö, G., Feyziev, Y., Styring, S., Åkermark, B., Sun, L., Polívka, T Sundström, V. Stepwise Charge Separation from a Ruthenium-Tyrosine Complex to a Nanocrystalline TiO2 Film. J. Phys. Chem. B. 108, 12904-12910, 2004.
  33. Andersson, J., Puntoriero, F., Serroni, S., Yartsev, A., Pascher, T., Polívka, T., Campagna, S., Sundström, V. New Paradigm of Transition Metal Polypyridine Complex Photochemistry. Faraday Discussions 127, 295-305, 2004.
  34. Polívka, T., Pullerits, T.; Frank, H. A., Cogdell, R. J., Sundström, V. Ultrafast formation of a carotenoid radical in LH2 antenna complexes of purple bacteria. J. Phys. Chem. B. 108, 15398-15407, 2004.
  35. Sjödin, M., Ghanem, R., Polívka, T., Pan, J., Styring, S., Sun, L., Sundström, V., Hammarström, L. Tuning proton coupled electron transfer from tyrosine: A competition between concerted and step-wise mechanisms. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 6, 4851-4858, 2004.
  36. Larsen, J., Andersson, J., Polívka, T., Sly, J., Crossley, M.J., Sundström, V., Åkesson, E. Energy transfer and conformational dynamics in Zn-porphyrin dendrimers. Chem. Phys. Lett. 403, 205-210, 2005.
  37. Billsten, H. H., Sundström, V., Polívka, T., Self-assembled aggregates of the carotenoid zeaxanthin. A time-resolved study of excited states. J. Phys. Chem. A 109, 1521-1529, 2005.
  38. Polívka, T., Kerfeld, C. A., Pascher, T., Sundström, V. Spectroscopic properties of the carotenoid 3‘-hydroxyechinenone in the orange carotenoid protein from the cyanobacterium Arthrospira maxima. Biochemistry 44, 3994-4003, 2005.
  39. Ilagan, R. P., Christensen, R. L., Chapp, T. W., Gibson, G. N., Pascher, T., Polívka, T., Frank, H. A. Femtosecond time-resolved absorption spectroscopy of astaxanthin in solution and in α-crustacyanin. J. Phys. Chem. A 109, 3120-3127, 2005.
  40. Billsten, H. H., Pan, J. X., Sinha, S., Pascher, T., Sundström, V., Polívka, T. Excited-state processes in the carotenoid zeaxanthin after excess energy excitation. J. Phys. Chem. A 109, 6852-6859, 2005.
  41. Polívka, T., Pascher, T., Sundström, V., Hiller, R. G. Tuning energy transfer in the peridinin-chlorophyll complex by reconstitution with different chlorophylls. Photosynth. Res., 86, 217-227, 2005.
  42. Larsen, J., Brüggeman, B., Polívka, T., Sundström, V., Åkesson, E., Sly, J., Crossley, M. J. Energy transfer within Zn-porphyrin dendrimers: A study of the singlet-singlet annihilation kinetics. J. Phys. Chem. A 109, 10654-10662, 2005.
  43. Xu, Y., Eilers, G., Borgström, M., Pan, J. X., Abrahamsson, M., Magnuson, A., Lomoth, R., Bergquist, J., Polívka, T., Sun, L., Sundström, V., Styring, S., Hammarström, L., Åkermark, B. Synthesis and characterization of dinuclear ruthenium complexes covalently linked to Ru(II) tris-bipyridine: an approach to mimics of the donor side of PSII. Chem. Eur. J. 109, 10654-10662, 2005.
  44. Polívka, T., van Stokkum, I. H. M. Zigmantas, D., van Grondelle, R. Sundström, V., Hiller, R. G. Energy transfer in the major intrinsic light-harvesting complex from Amphidinium carterae. Biochemistry, 45, 8516-8526, 2006.
  45. Niedzwiedzki, D. M., Sullivan, J. O., Polívka, T., Birge, R. R. Frank, H. A. Femtosecond time-resolved transient absorption spectroscopy of xanthophylls. J. Phys. Chem. B. 110, 22872-22885, 2006.
  46. Ilagan, R. P. Chapp, T. W., Hiller, R. G., Sharples, F. P., Polívka, T., Frank, H. A. Optical spectroscopic studies of light-harvesting by pigment-reconstituted peridinin-chlorophyll-proteins at cryogenic temperatures. Photosynth. Res. 90, 5-15, 2006.
  47. Polívka, T., Pellnor, M., Melo, E., Pascher, T., Sundström, V., Osuka, A., Naqvi, K. R. Polarity-tuned energy transfer efficiency in artificial light-harvesting antennae containing carbonyl carotenoids peridinin and fucoxanthin. J. Phys. Chem. C, 111, 467-476, 2007.
  48. Polívka, T., Hiller, R. G., Frank, H. A. Spectroscopy of the Peridinin – Chlorophyll-a Protein: Insight into light-harvesting strategy of marine algae.Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 458, 111-120, 2007.
  49. Wolpher, H., Sinha, S., Pan, J., Johansson, A., Lundqvist, M., Persson, P., Lomoth, R.,
    Sun, L., Sundström, V., Åkermark, B., Polívka, T. Synthesis and electron transfer studies
    of Ru-terpyridine based dyads attached to nanostructures TiO2. Inorg. Chem. 46, 638-651, 2007.
  50. Polívka, T., Niedzwiedzki, D., Fuciman, M., Sundström, V., Frank, H. A. Role of B800 in carotenoid-bacteriochlorophyll energy and electron transfer in LH2 complexes from the purple bacterium Rhodobacter sphaeroides. J. Phys. Chem. B, 111, 7422-7431, 2007.
  51. Polívka, T., Pascher, T., Hiller, R. G. Energy transfer in the peridinin-chlorophyll protein complex reconstituted with mixed chlorophyll sites. Biophys. J. 94, 3198-3207, 2008.
  52. van Stokkum, I. H. M., Papagiannakis, E., Vengris, M., Salverda, J. M., Polívka, T., Zigmantas, D., Larsen, D. S., Lampoura, S. S., Hiller, R. G., van Grondelle, R. Inter-pigment interactions in the peridinin chlorophyll protein studied by global and target analysis of time resolved absorption spectra. Chem. Phys. 357, 70-78, 2009.
  53. Polívka, T., Balashov, S. P., Chábera, P., Imasheva, E. S., Yartsev, A., Sundström, V., Lanyi, J. K. Femtosecond carotenoid to retinal energy transfer in xanthorhodopsin. Biophys. J. 96, 2268–2277, 2009.
  54. Neves-Petersen, M. T., Klitgaard, S., Skovsen, E., Yartsev, A., Pascher, T., Polívka, T., Sundström, V., Petersen, S. B. Flash photolysis of cutinase: identification and decay kinetics of transient intermediates formed upon UV excitation of aromatic residues. Biophys. J. 97, 211-226, 2009.
  55. Christensson, N., Polívka, T., Yartsev, A., Pullerits, T. Photon echo spectroscopy reveals structure-dynamics relationships in carotenoids. Phys. Rev. B. 79, 245118, 2009.
  56. Polívka, T., Sundström, V. Dark excited states of carotenoids: Consensus and controversy. Chem. Phys. Lett. 477, 1–11, 2009.
  57. Chábera, P., Fuciman, M., Hříbek, P., Polívka, T. Effect of carotenoid structure on excited state dynamics of carbonyl carotenoids. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 11, 8795-8803, 2009.
  58. Schulte, T., Niedzwiedzki, D. M., Birge, R. R., Hiller, R. G., Polívka, T., Hofmann, E. Frank, H. A. Identification of a single peridinin sensing Chl-a excitation in reconstituted peridinin-chlorophyll a-proteins (PCP) by crystallography and spectroscopy. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 106, 20764–20769, 2009.
  59. Magnuson, A., Anderlund, M., Johansson, O., Lindblad, P., Lomoth, R., Polívka, T., Ott, S., Stensjö, K., Styring, S., Sundström, V., Hammarström, L. Biomimetic and microbial approaches to solar fuel generation. Acc. Chem. Res. 42, 1899–1909, 2009.
  60. Nováková, V. Zimčík, P. Miletín, M., Váchová, L., Kopecký, K., Lang, K., Chábera, P., Polívka, T. Ultrafast intramolecular charge separation in tetrapyrazinoporphyrazines controls the quantum yields of fluorescence and singlet oxygen. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 12, 2555-2563, 2010.
  61. Fuciman, M., Chábera, P., Župčanová, A., Hříbek, P. Arellano, J. B. Vácha, F., Pšenčík, J., Polívka, T. Excited state properties of aryl carotenoids. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 12, 3112-3120, 2010.
  62. Němec, H., Rochford, J., Taratula, O., Polívka, T., Galoppini, E., Kužel, P., Yartsev, A., Sundström, V. Influence of electron-cation interaction on electron mobility in dye-sensitized ZnO and TiO2 nanocrystals: A study using ultrafast terahertz spectroscopy. Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 197401, 2010.
  63. Christensson, N., Chábera, P., Hiller, R. G., Pullerits, T., Polívka, T. Four-wave-mixing spectroscopy of peridinin in solution and in the peridinin-chlorophyll-a protein. Chem. Phys. 373, 15-22, 2010.
  64. Chábera, P., Fuciman, M., Naqvi, K. R., Polívka, T. Ultrafast dynamics of hydrophilic carbonyl carotenoids – relation between structure and excited state properties in polar solvents. Chem. Phys. 373, 56-64, 2010.
  65. Alster, J. Polívka, T., Arellano, J. B., Chábera, P., Vácha, F., Pšenčík, J. β-carotene to bacteriochlorophyll c energy transfer in self-assembled aggregates mimicking chlorosomes. Chem. Phys. 373, 90-97, 2010.
  66. Dietzek, B., Chábera, P., Hanf, R., Tschierlei, S., Popp, J., Pascher, T., Yartsev, A., Polívka, T. Optimal Control of Peridinin Excited-State Dynamics. Chem. Phys. 373, 129-136, 2010.
  67. Polívka, T., Frank, H. A., Enriquez, M. M., Niedzwiedzki, D. M., Liaaen-Jensen, S., Hemming, J., Helliwell, J. R., Helliwell, M. X-ray crystal structure and time-resolved spectroscopy of the blue carotenoid violerythrin. J. Phys. Chem. B 114, 8760–8769, 2010.
  68. Durchan, M., Herbstová, M., Fuciman, M., Gardian, Z., Vácha, F., Polívka, T. Carotenoids in energy transfer and quenching processes in Pcb and Pcb PS I complexes from Prochlorothrix hollandica. J. Phys. Chem. B 114, 9275–9282, 2010.
  69. Polívka, T., Frank, H. A. Molecular factors controlling photosynthetic light-harvesting by carotenoids. Acc. Chem. Res. 43, 1125–1134, 2010.
  70. Chábera, P., Durchan, M., Kerfeld, C.A., Polívka, T. Excited-state properties of the 16 kDa red carotenoid protein from Arthrospira maxima. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1807, 30–35, 2011.
  71. Kubát, P., Šebera, J., Záliš, S., Langmaier, J., Fuciman, M., Polívka, T., Lang, K. Charge transfer in porphyrin – calixarene complexes: Ultrafast kinetics, cyclic voltammetry, and DFT calculations. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13, 6916–6923, 2011.
  72. Polívka, T., Kaligotla, S., Chábera, P., Frank, H. A. Intramolecular charge transfer state of carbonyl carotenoids: Implications for excited state dynamics of apo-carotenals and retinal. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13, 10787–10796, 2011.
  73. Bould, J., Baše, T., Londesborough, M.G.S., Oro, L. A., Macías, R., Kennedy, J.D., Kubát, P., Fuciman, M., Polívka, T., Lang, K. Reversible capture of small molecules on bimetallaborane clusters: Synthesis, structural characterization and photophysical aspects. Inorg. Chem. 50, 7511–7523, 2011.
  74. Šlouf, V., Balashov, S.P., Lanyi, J.K., Pullerits, T., Polívka, T. Carotenoid response to retinal excitation and photoisomerization dynamics in xanthorhodopsin. Chem. Phys. Lett. 516 , 96–101, 2011.
  75. Londesborough, M., Hnyk, D., Bould, J., Serrano-Andres, L., Sauri, V., Oliva, J., Polívka, T., Kubát, P., Lang, K. The distinct photophysics of the isomers of B18H22 explained. Inorg. Chem. 51, 1471−1479, 2012.
  76. Alster, J., Polívka, T., Arellano, J. B., Hříbek, P., Vácha, F., Hála, J., Pšenčík, J. Self-assembly and energy transfer in artificial light-harvesting complexes of bacteriochlorophyll c with astaxanthin. Photosynth. Res. 111, 193–204, 2012.
  77. Fuciman, M., Enriquez, M. M., Polívka, T., Dall’Osto, L., Bassi, R., Frank, H. A. The role of xanthophylls in light-harvesting in green plants: A spectroscopic investigation of mutant LHCII and Lhcb pigment-protein complexes. J. Phys. Chem. B, 116, 3834−3849, 2012.
  78. Šlouf, V., Chábera, P., Olsen, J.D., Martin, E.C., Qian, P., Hunter, C.N., Polívka, T. Photoprotection in a purple phototrophic bacterium mediated by oxygen-dependent alteration of carotenoid energy transfer pathways. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 109, 8570–8575, 2012.
  79. Durchan, M., Tichý, J., Litvín, R., Šlouf, V., Gardian, Z., Hříbek, P., Vácha, F., Polívka, T. Role of carotenoids in light-harvesting processes in an antenna protein from the Chromophyte Xanthonema debile. J. Phys. Chem. B. 116, 8880−8889, 2012.
  80. Fessl, T., Adamec, F., Polívka, T., Foldynová-Trantírková, S., Vácha, F., Trantírek, L. Towards characterization of DNA structure under physiological conditions in vivo at the single-molecule level using single-pair FRET. Nucleic Acids Res. 40(16), e121, 2012.
  81. Durchan, M., Fuciman, M., Šlouf, V., Keşan, G., Polívka, T. Effect of polarity and aggregation on excited-state dynamics of 8’-apo-b-carotenal. J. Phys. Chem. A. 116, 12330−12338, 2012.
  82. Polívka, T., Chábera, P., Kerfeld, C. A. Carotenoid-protein interaction alters the S1 energy of hydroxyechinenone in the Orange Carotenoid Protein. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1827, 248–254, 2013.
  83. Christensen, R.L., Enriquez, M.M., Wagner, N.L., Peacock-Villada, A.Y., Scriban, C., Schrock, R.R., Polívka, T., Frank, H.A., Birge, R.R. Energetics and dynamics of the low-lying electronic states of constrained polyenes: Implications for infinite polyenes. J. Phys. Chem. A, 117, 1449−1465, 2013.
  84. Fuciman, M., Durchan, M., Šlouf, V., Keşan, G., Polívka, T. Excited-state dynamics of astaxanthin aggregates. Chem. Phys. Lett. 568–569, 21–25, 2013.
  85. Kirakci, K., Kubát, P., Langmaier, J., Polívka, T., Fuciman, M., Fejfarová, K., Lang. K. Effects of ligands on the properties of Mo6 cluster complexes in solution. Dalton Trans. 42, 7224-7232, 2013.
  86. Šlouf, V., Fuciman, M., Dulebo, A., Kaftan, D., Koblížek, M., Frank, H.A., Polívka, T. Carotenoid charge transfer states and their role in energy transfer processes in LH1-RC complexes from aerobic anoxygenic phototrophs. J. Phys. Chem. B. 117, 10987−10999, 2013.
  87. Šlouf, V., Fuciman, M., Johanning, S., Hofmann, E., Frank, H. A., Polívka, T. Low-temperature time-resolved spectroscopic study of the major light-harvesting complex of Amphidinium carterae. Photosynth. Res. 117, 257–265, 2013.
  88. Durchan, M., Keşan, G., Šlouf, V., Fuciman, M., Staleva, H., Tichý, J., Litvín, R., Bína, D., Vácha, F., Polívka, T. Highly efficient energy transfer from a carbonyl carotenoid to chlorophyll-a in the main light harvesting complex of Chromera velia. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1837, 1748-1755, 2014.
  89. Staleva, H., Komenda, J., Shukla, M., K., Šlouf, V., Kaňa, R., Polívka, T., Sobotka, R. Mechanism of photoprotection in the cyanobacterial ancestor of plant antenna proteins. Nat. Chem. Biol. In press.
  90. Fuciman, M., Keşan, G., LaFountain, A., Frank, H.A., Polívka, T. Tuning the spectroscopic properties of aryl carotenoids by slight changes in structure. J. Phys. Chem. B. In press.
  91. Olšina, J., Durchan, M., Minofar, B., Polívka, T., Mančal, T. Absorption spectra of astaxanthin aggregates. http://arxiv.org/abs/1208.4958

 

Book Chapters

  1. Polívka, T., Sundström, V. Excited state properties of carbonyl carotenoids in solution and light-harvesting complexes. In: Recent Research Developments in Physical Chemistry. Vol. 7, p. 461-485, Transworld Research, 2004.
  2. Polívka, T., Sundström, V. Carotenoid excited states – photophysics, ultrafast dynamics and photosynthetic functions. In: Frontiers of Optical Spectroscopy. (eds. B. Di Bartolo and O. Forte), p. 187-219. Springer, 2005.
  3. Pullerits, T., Polívka, T., Sundström, V. Photosynthetic light harvesting. In: Ultrashort Laser Pulses in Biology and Medicine (W. Zinth, M. Braun and P. Gilch, eds.), p. 95-115, Springer, Heidelberg, 2007.
  4. Frank, H. A., Polívka, T. Energy transfer from carotenoids to bacteriochlorophylls. In: The Purple Phototrophic Bacteria. (eds. C. N. Hunter, F. Daldal, M. C. Thurnauer and J. T. Beatty), Vol. 28 of the series Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration. p. 218-230 Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2008.
  5. Polívka, T. Effects of self-assembled aggregation on excited states. In: Carotenoids: Physical, Chemical, and Biological Functions and Properties. (Ed. J. T. Landrum). p.137-157, CRC Press, 2010.
  6. Polívka, T., Hofmann, E. Structure-function relationship in peridinin-chlorophyll proteins. In: The Structural Basis of Biological Energy Generation (ed. M. F. Hohmann-Marriott). Vol. 39 of the series Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration. p. 39-58, Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2014.
  7. Polívka, T., Frank, H. A. Spectroscopic investigation of carotenoids involved in nonphotochemical quenching. In: Nonphotochemical Quenching and Energy Dissipation in Plants, Algae and Cyanobacteria (ed. B. Demmig-Adams). Vol. 40 of the series Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration. p. 203-227, Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2014.