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  • Tuesday afternoon tea with the postdocs

    Tuesday afternoon tea with the postdocs

  • Nonadiabatic proton transfer between covalent and ionic states in molecular complex in a polar molecule nanoclauster.

  • Trajectory of adenylate kinase undergoing enzymatic cycles in a crowded environment.


  • Long polymer molecules can be highly entangled. Here the entanglement simplifies to a trefoil.

  •  Fulvene Shadow

  • Studies of transport and dissipation in molecular electronic junctions: What is the role of electron-electron and electron-vibration interactions on the junction's current-voltage characteristics, heating effects and thermoelectric properties?

  • Classical-Quantum Corresepondence in the Coherent Control of Transport.

  • Laser induced femtosecond electric currents in a polyacetylene wire attached to gold leads.

  • Conformational changes in adenylate kinase from the fully open to fully closed conformations during the enzyme catalysis of ATP + ADP --> 2 ADP.

  • A chemically-powered polymer nanomotor.

The Chemical Physics Theory Group at the University of Toronto is engaged in research at the interface of Chemistry, Physics, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. The work of the faculty members spans a wide range of disciplines. These include 
    • Quantum Dissipative Systems
    • Quantum And Classical Dynamics Of Complex Systems
    • Quantum Coherent Control
    • Quantum Computing
    • Dynamics Of Liquids
    • Machine Learning
    • Self-Propelled Particles And Molecular Machines
    • Materials Discovery
    • Statistical Mechanics Of Polymers
    • Self-driving Chemical Laboratories
    • Phase Transitions And Critical Phenomena
    • Electronic Structure