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Seminar Series Fall 2010

Unless otherwise stated, The Quantum Theory Project seminar series meets on Wednesdays afternoon in the New Physics Building, Rm. 2205, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm, with refreshments served at 3:15 pm . The series consists of seminars on current research topics in Quantum Chemistry, Dynamics, and Materials Physics given by guests, students, post-doctoral associates, faculty and guests.
All are welcome.
The seminar series is run as a graduate course: PHY6932 or CHM 6934. Graduate student attendees should register for the course to take the credit.
Suggestions and volunteers for speakers are welcome!

September 1
Kenneth Merz
Everything you wanted to know about QTP but never dared ask.
September 8
September 15
September 22
September 29
October 6
October 13
Alberto Vela
Improved GGA and meta-GGA Exchange-correlation Functionals from Non-empirical Constraint Satisfaction
October 20
Week Oct 25 - 29
Lecture series
Monday-Thursday: 10:00 am - 12:00 noon
Friday: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Room: NPB 2205
Manoj K. Mishra
Vice Chancellor, University of Luknov, India
2010 Lowdin Lecturer

Structural and Dynamical Treatment of Metastable Electron Attachment Resonances using Electron Propagator and Time Dependent Wave Packet (TDWP) Methods
  1. Second Quantization and the Electron Propagator.
  2. Spectral Representation and Equation of Motion of the Electron Propagator.
  3. Electron Propagator as the Super Operator Resolvent and various decouplings.
  4. Complex scaling for uncovering of resonances and the algebraic modifications for the Dilated Electron Propagator.
  5. The electron-atom/molecule scattering resonances - energetics and orbital profiles.
Wed. Oct 27
QTP Seminar
3:30 - 4:30 pm
Room: NPB 2205
Manoj K. Mishra
Vice Chancellor, University of Luknov, India
2010 Lowdin Lecturer

Dynamical features of formation and decay of molecular resonances
Friday Oct 29
Chemistry Departmental Colloquium
4:05 - 4:55 pm
Room: CLB 130
Reception: 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Manoj K Mishra
Vice Chancellor, University of Luknov, India
2010 Lowdin Lecturer

Dynamics of Laser Assisted Selective Bond Dissociation
November 3
November 10
November 17
November 25
December 1
Jennifer Smith
How to create an effective online course at UF
December 8
Alexander Mackerell
Optimization of a polarizable force field based on the classical Drude oscillator and application to biological macromolecules
December 15
Prakash Verma
Correlation potential due to random phase approximation (RPA) and beyond RPA in density functional theory
December 22
Semester end
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