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Artificial Photosynthesis

Edited by Mohammad Najafpour

Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Iran

Photosynthesis is one of the most important reactions on Earth, and it is a scientific field that is intrinsically interdisciplinary, with many research groups examining it. We could learn many strategies from photosynthesis and can apply these strategies in artificial photosynthesis. Artificial photosynthesis is a research field that attempts to replicate the natural process of photosynthesis. The goal of artificial photosynthesis is to use the energy of the sun to make different useful material or high-energy chemicals for energy production. This book is aimed at providing fundamental and applied aspects of artificial photosynthesis. In each section, important topics in the subject are discussed and reviewed by experts.

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Artificial PhotosynthesisEdited by Mohammad Najafpour

Published: February 24th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2445

ISBN: 978-953-307-966-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5210-1

Copyright year: 2012

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29127 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

27 Web of Science Citations

31 Dimensions Citations

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1. Gathering Light: Artificial Photosynthesis

By Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour and Sara Nayeri

2325

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2. Artificial Photosynthesis from a Chemical Engineering Perspective

By Bahar Ipek and Deniz Uner

2812

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3. Manganese Compounds as Water Oxidizing Catalysts in Artificial Photosynthesis

By Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour

3196

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4. Mutations in the CP43 Protein of Photosystem II Affect PSII Function and Cytochrome C550 Binding

By Brandon D. Burch, Terry M. Bricker and Cindy Putnam-Evans

1595

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5. Semiconductors in Organic Photosynthesis

By Cristian Gambarotti, Lucio Melone and Carlo Punta

1923

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6. The Enhancement of Photosynthesis by Fluctuating Light

By David Iluz, Irit Alexandrovich1 and Zvy Dubinsky

2923

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7. An Approach Based on Synthetic Organic Chemistry Toward Elucidation of Highly Efficient Energy Transfer Ability of Peridinin in Photosynthesis

By Takayuki Kajikawa and Shigeo Katsumura

1487

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8. Friend or Foe? Exploring the Factors that Determine the Difference Between Positive and Negative Effects on Photosynthesis in Response to Insect Herbivory

By John Paul Délano Frier, Carla Vanessa Sánchez Hernández and Axel Tiessen

1777

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9. Using Chlorophyll Fluorescence Imaging for Early Assessment of Photosynthesis Tolerance to Drought, Heat and High Illumination

By María José Quiles, Helena Ibáñez and Romualdo Muñoz

1841

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10. Instinctive Plant Tolerance Towards Abiotic Stresses in Arid Regions

By Mohamed Mohamed Ibrahim

1873

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11. Effect of 5-Aminolevulinic Acid (ALA) on Leaf Diurnal Photosynthetic Characteristics and Antioxidant Activity in Pear (Pyrus Pyrifolia Nakai)

By Ming Shen, Zhi Ping Zhang and Liang Ju Wang

2794

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12. Photoacoustics: A Potent Tool for the Study of Energy Fluxes in Photosynthesis Research

By Yulia Pinchasov-Grinblat and Zvy Dubinsky

2168

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13. Photosynthesis in Extreme Environments

By Angeles Aguilera, Virginia Souza-Egipsy and Ricardo Amils

2419

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