Ruminations on emergent phenomena in condensed phases of matter
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Seattle talk on quantum H-bonds
I am on sabbatical this semester. The first week I visiting the Chemistry Department at the University of Washington. My host is Anne McCoy who has done a lot of nice work on the theory of the infrared spectroscopy of H-bonds. [Some of her work featured in this post a while back].
I have fun at work trying to use quantum many-body theory to understand electronic properties of complex materials.
I am married to the lovely Robin and have two adult children and a dog, Priya (in the photo). I also write an even more personal blog Soli Deo Gloria [thoughts on theology, science, and culture]
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