Journal of Nanomaterials & Molecular NanotechnologyISSN: 2324-8777

Lessons from nature for designing artificial light-harvester

16th World Nano Conference

June 05-06, 2017 Milan, Italy

Julian Ting

De-Font Institute, Taiwan

Posters & Accepted Abstracts : J Nanomater Mol Nanotechnol
DOI : 10.4172/2324-8777-C1-009


The structure of photosynthetic light-harvester is examined from classical electrodynamics point of view. We can explain from our model the reason of the modular design of nature, the cross-section of the light harvester must be elliptical instead of circular, the shape must be cylinder instead of a ball, the function of the notch at the light-harvester, the non-heme iron at the reaction center, the chlorophylls must be dielectric instead of conductor, a mechanism to prevent damages from excess sunlight, which consists of the physical requirement. We learnt from nature for designing artificial light-harvester.


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