Ab-İnitio Studies Of Optical Excitations In Solids And Molecules
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Title: Ab-initio studies of optical excitations in solids and molecules

Speaker: Efthimios Kaxiras

Date/Time: 8 May 2014, Thursday, 11:40

Place: Sabanci University, SUNUM seminar room

Abstract: Time-dependent density functional theory has emerged as a reliable tool for studying optical excitations that provide insight to complex processes in molecules and on solid surfaces. In this presentation we will give a brief review of the underlying theoretical concepts and discuss several applications related to renewable energy sources, such as organic or hybrid phtotovoltaic devices and hydrogen fuel production through photocatalysis.

Information about the speaker: http://www.seas.harvard.edu/directory/kaxiras

Contact: Sondan Durukanoğlu Feyiz, sondan@sabanciuniv.edu