
Theoretical Chemistry  
Ab initio Quantum Chemistry
 Study of the molecular and electronic structure of small molecules via ab initio quantum chemical calculations. 
Molecular Dynamics Simulations
 Study of the intermolecular forces in liquids in normal and supercritical phases.  Study of the properties of nonequilibrium systems. 
Ab initio Quantum Chemistry
 High accuracy quantum chemical calculations. 
Statistical Thermodynamics far from equilibrium
 Ion transport in electrostatic field studied via kinetic theory and computer simulations. 
Thermodynamic Properties  
Electrolytes and Solvents
 Study of the thermodynamic properties (viscosity, conductivity, etc.) of liquid mixtures. 
Macromolecules
 Study of the thermal and thermodynamic properties (viscosity, surface tension, etc.) of macromolecular solutions and biomolecules. Solids  Study of the thermodynamic properties of molten solids and polymers. 
Spectroscopy  
Dielectric Spectroscopy
 Electric properties and structure of solids as a function of temperature. 
Raman Spectroscopy
 Temperature dependent studies of molecular conformations 
Surface Science  Nuclear Chemistry 
 Adsorption/desorption of gases at low temperatures

 Analysis of nuclear reaction data.  Observation and analysis of elementary radioactive processes. 
Facilities  
 Walkin cooler


 Machine shop


A complete list of master's and Ph. D. theses titles awarded through the Laboratory of Physical Chemistry as well as a complete list of research articles published during the period 1996  2000 is available. The corresponding lists of theses and publications in pdf and html formats for the period 20012005 are also available. All theses and papers publisched in the years 20062010 can be found here. 