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Welcome to the Department of Chemistry at Brown University

Research and teaching in Chemistry at Brown reflects Brown's innovative nature and is driven by the challenges of today's changing world. Discover how faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and postdoctoral fellows collaborate to pursue scholarship across chemical fields and the interface of chemistry with biology, medicine, physics, and engineering.


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Recent Publications

"Superstructures Generated from Truncated Tetrahedral Quantum Dots" Y. Nagaoka, R. Tan, R. Li, H. Zhu, D. Eggert, Y. A. Wu, Y. Liu, Z. Wang, O. Chen Nature 2018 561, pages 378–382
"Ab Initio Finite Temperature Auxiliary Field Quantum Monte Carlo" Liu, Y.; Cho, M.; Rubenstein, B.M. J. Chem. Theory Comput. 2018 10.1021/acs.jctc.8b00569
"Ultrafast photodissociation dynamics of 1,​4-​diiodobenzene" Stankus, B.; Odate, A.; Weber, P.M. J. Chem. Phys. 2018 DOI:10.1063/1.5031787
"Probing the interaction between the encapsulated water molecule and the fullerene cages in [email protected] and [email protected]" Zhu, G-H.; Liu, Y.; Zhang, Q-F.; Wang, L-S.; et. al. Chemical Science. 2018 DOI:10.1039/c8sc01031e
"Enhancing low-​field magnetoresistance in magnetite nanoparticles via zinc substitution" Sun, S.; et. al. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018 PubMed ID:29901060