Type: 
PhD Thesis Defense
Date-Time: 
Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 13:00 to 15:00
Location: 
Weniger 379 (Yunker library)
Event Speaker: 
Faye Lyn Barras
Local Contact: 
Guenter Schneider
Abstract: 

This thesis presents the results of quantum-mechanical first principles calculations of optical, electronic and mechanical properties of organic molecules and solids, which have diverse potential applications such as photovoltaics, flexible electronics, and mechanical catalysts with applications in force sensors and self-healing materials.