June 22, 2015
Shocking no one but himself, Patrick Lestrange has passed his General Exam. Patrick spoke last week about his recent work on modeling high energy and multidimensional spectroscopy with TDDFT. He also teased some preliminary work on how transition properties change when the dipole approximation breaks down (more to come on that later). Congratulations!
June 22, 2015
Two new papers from the group are now online. The first paper is a collaborative work with several other researchers here at UW: Professors David Ginger, Cody Schlenker, and Alex Jen. This was a joint synthetic, spectroscopic, and theoretical project that showed how the excited electronic dynamics of functionalized fullerenes can influence the photovoltaic performance […]
May 19, 2015
Joshua Goings is now officially a Ph.D. Candidate. Last week, Josh gave a stellar talk about his work on Coupled-Cluster Theory, Quantum Dot nanocrystals, and Generalized Hartree-Fock. Congrats!
April 30, 2015
Congratulations, Bo! Bo is one of five recipients of the Chemical Computing Group (CCG) and the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Division of Computers in Chemistry (COMP) Excellence Award for the Fall 2015 ACS National Meeting in Denver. Bo will receive financial support to present his poster about energy-specific EOM-CCSD applied to X-ray spectroscopy during the […]
April 16, 2015
Josh and Feizhi have recently published a paper on the stability of generalized Hartree-Fock (GHF) wave functions. During the solution of a variational problem it is possible to converge to a higher energy minima instead of the global minima. Whenever possible, the stability of the wave function should be confirmed. If the wave function is […]