Books and Book Chapters

L. Valkunas, D. Abramavičius and T. Mančal,
Molecular Excitation Dynamics and Relaxation: Quantum Theory and Spectroscopy,
Wiley-VCH, Weiheim, 2013 
Available on Amazon:  here

T. Mančal,
Principles of multi-dimensional electronic spectroscopy,
in Masoud Mohseni, Yasser Omar, Greg Engel, and Martin B. Plenio, editors, Quantum Effects in Biology, chapter 4. 
Cambridge University Press, 2014
Available on Amazon:  here

J. Pšenčík and T. Mančal,
Light Harvesting in Green Bacteria,
in Roberta Croce, Rienk van Grondelle, Herbert van Amerongen, Ivo van Stokkum, editors, Light Harvesting in Photosynthesis, chapter 7. 
CRC Press, 2018
Available here

Recent Journal Articles


  • V. Sláma, F. Müh, T. Renger and T. Mančal, Role of environmental dynamic polarizability in static excited state properties of embedded molecular systems: Application to disordered fluorographene systems, submitted (arXiv:1808.02399)
  • V. Sláma, S. Rajabi and T. MančalFluorographene with Impurities as a Biomimetic Light-Harvesting Medium, submitted (arXiv:1801.08509)


  • V. Janković and T. Mančal, Exact description of excitonic dynamics in molecular aggregates weakly driven by light, J. Chem. Phys. 153 (2020) 244122; DOI: 10.1063/5.0029914 (arXiv: 2001.07180)
  • V. Janković and T. Mančal, Non-equilibrium steady-state picture of incoherent light-induced excitation harvesting, J. Chem. Phys. 153 (2020) 244110; DOI: 10.1063/5.0029918 (arXiv: 2008.13395
  • L. C. Ugwuoke, T. Mančal and T. J. Kruger, Optical properties of a nanoegg-nanorod heterodimer: a quasi-static analysis, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 37 (2020) A293; DOI: 10.1364/JOSAB.399015
  • V. Sláma, V. Perlík,  H. Langhals, A. Walter, T. Mančal, J. Hauer and F. Šanda, Anharmonic Molecular Motion Drives Resonance Energy Tranfer in peri-Arylene Dyads, Frontiers Chemistry 8 (2020) 579166; DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2020.579166 (arXiv:1808.02467)
  • L. C. Ugwuoke, T. Mančal and T. J. KrugerPlasmonic quantum yield enhancement of a single molecule near a nanoegg, J. Appl. Phys. 127 (2020) 203103; DOI: 10.1063/5.0007985
  • M. Gelin, D. Abramavicius, C. Duffy and T. MančalPhotosynthetic light harvesting: Insights from multidisciplinary approaches, Chem. Phys. 533 (2020) 110746; DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2020.110746
  • M. Jakučionis, T. Mančal and D. AbramavičiusModeling irreversible molecular internal conversion using the time-dependent variational approach with sD(2) ansatz, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 22 (2020) 8952; DOI: 10.1039/d0cp01092h
  • J. Cao, R. J. Cogdell,D. F. Coker, H.-G. Duan, J. Hauer, U. Kleinekathöfer, T. L. C. Jansen, T. Mančal, R. J. D. Miller, J. P. Ogilvie, V. I. Prokhorenko, T. Renger, H.-S. Tan, R. Tempelaar, M. Thorwart, E. Thyrhaug, S. Westenhoff and D. ZigmantasQuantum Biology Revisited, Science Advances 6 (2020) eaaz4888; DOI: 10.1016/10.1126/sciadv.aaz4888
  • T. MančalA decade with quantum coherence: How our past became classical and the future turned quantum, Chem. Phys. 532 (2020) 110663; DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2019.110663
  • J. Berger, M. Ondráček, O. Stetsovych, P. Malý, P. Holý, J. Rybáček, M. Švec, I. G. Stará, T. Mančal, I. Starý and P. JelínekQuantum dissipation driven by electron transfer within a single molecule investigated with atomic force microscopy, Nature Communications, 11 (2020) 1337; DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-15054-w
  • O. Kühn, T. Mančal and T. PulleritsInterpreting Fluorescence Detected Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 11 (2020) 838; DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b03851
  • L. Ugwuoke, T. Mančal and T. P. J. KrügerLocalized Surface Plasmon Resonances of Simple Tunable Plasmonic Nanostructures, Plasmonics 15 (2020) 189; DOI: 10.1007/s11468-019-01019-3


  • P. Malý, V. I. Novoderezhkin, R. van Grondelle, R , T. MančalElectron-vibrational coupling decreases trapping by low-energy states in photosynthesis, Chem. Phys. 522 (2019) 69; DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2019.02.011


  • P. Malý and T. MančalSignatures of Exciton Delocalization and Exciton-Exciton Annihilation in Fluorescence-Detected Two-Dimensional Coherent Spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 9 (2018) 5654; DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b02271 (arXiv:1807.04846)
  • J. Seibt and T. MančalTreatment of Herzberg-Teller and non-Condon effects in optical spectra with Hierarchical Equations of Motion, Chem. Phys. 515 (2018) 129; DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2018.08.026 (arXiv:1807.07475)
  • P. Malý, A. T. Gardiner, R. J. Cogdell,  R. van Grondelle, and T. Mančal, Robust light harvesting by noisy antenna, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 20 (2018) 4360, DOI: 10.1039/c7cp06139k


  • T. P. J. Kruger, P. Maly, M. T. A. Alexandre, T. Mancal, C. Buchel, and R. van GrondelleHow reduced excitonic coupling enhances light harvesting in the main photosynthetic antennae of diatoms, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 114 (2017) E11063, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1714656115
  • J. Seibt, and T. MancalUltrafast energy transfer with competing channels: Non-equilibrium Foerster and Modifield Redfielf theories, J. Chem. Phys. 146 (2017) 147109, DOI: 10.1063/1.4981523
  • P. Maly, J. Ravensbergen, J. Kennis, R. van Grondelle, R. Croce, T. Mancal, and B. van Oort , Polarization-controlled Optimal Scatter Suppression in Transient Absorption Spectroscopy, Sci. Rep. 7 (2017) 43484, DOI: 10.1038/srep43484


  • J. Seibt, V. Slama and T. Mancal , Optical Spectroscopy and System-bath Interactions in Molecular Aggregates with Full Configuration Interaction Frenkel Exciton Model, Chem. Phys. 481 (2016) 218, DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2016.08.017
  • F. Zheng, M. Jin, T. Mancal, and Y. Zhao , Study of Electronic Structures and Pigment-Protein Interactions inthe Reaction Center of Thermochromatium tepidum with Dynamic Environment, J. Phys. Chem. 120 (2016) 10046, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b06628
  • P. Maly, J. M. gruber, R. van Grondelle, and T. MancalSingle Molecule Spectroscopy of Monomeric LHCII: Experiment and Theory, Sci. Rep. 6 (2016) 26230, DOI: 10.1038/srep26230 (arXiv:1512.00887)
  • P. Maly, O. J. G. Somsen, V. Novoderezhkin, T. Mancal, R. van Grondelle,The Role of Resonant Vibrations in Electronic Energy Transfer, ChemPhysChem 17 (2016) 1356,  DOI:  10.1002/cphc.20150096
  • P. Maly, J. M. Gruber, R. J. Cogdell, T. Mancal, R. van GrondelleUltrafast Energy Relaxation in single light-harvesting complexes, P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 113 (2016) 2934,  DOI:  10.1073/pnas.1522265113 (arXiv:1511.04936)


  • V. Perlik, J. Seibt, L. J. Cranston, R. J. Cogdell, C. N. Lincoln, J. Savolainen, F. Sanda, T. Mancal, J. HauerVibronic coupling explains the ultrafast carotenoid-to-bacteriochlorophyll energy transfer in natural and artificial light harvesters, J. Chem. Phys. 142 (2015) 2012434,  DOI:  10.1063/1.4919548 (arXiv:1502.06271)
  • C. Ramanan, M. Gruber, P. Maly, M. Negretti, V. Novoderezhkin, T. P. J. Krueger, T. Mancal, R. Croce, R. van Grondelle, The Role of Exciton Delocalization in the Major Photosynthetic Light-Harvesting Antenna of Plants, Biophys. J. 108 (2015) 1047, DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2015.01.019


  • J. Olsina, T. Kramer, Ch. Kreisbeck and T. MancalExact Stochastic Unraveling of an Optical Coherence Dynamics by Cumulant Expansion, J. Chem. Phys. 141 (2014) 164109, DOI:  10.1063/1.4898354 (arXiv:1309.0749)
  • A. Chenu, P. Maly and T. MancalDynamic Coherence in Excitonic Molecular Complexes under Various Excitation Conditions, Chem. Phys. 439 (2014) 100, DOI:  10.1016/j.chemphys.2014.05.008 (arXiv:1306.1693)
  • J. Dostal, T. Mancal, F. Vacha, J. Psencik, and D. Zigmantas Unraveling the nature of coherent beatings in chlorosomes, J. Chem. Phys. 140 (2014) 115103 , DOI:  10.1063/1.4868557
  • T. Mancal, J. Dostal, J. Psencik, and D. ZigmantasTransfer of Vibrational Coherence Through Incoherent Energy Transfer Process in Förster Limit, Can. J. Chemistry 92 (2014) 135, DOI:  10.1139/cjc-2013-0351



Journal articles before 2014

in construction

For papers before 2014, please visit my old web page