A collection of notes from group meetings prepared by members of the Stratt group. This page has not been updated since I left Brown in 2019.
2019

January 29 & February 5  2D Supercooled Liquid
(.pdf)
Given by Andrew Ton
2017

September 19  Geodesics for the Free Polymer
(.pdf)
Given by Arthur Avkhadiev 
August 1  Computing Geodesics in the Landscape Ensemble
(.pdf, .tex)
Given by Vale CoferShabica 
July 25  Constrained Dynamics with RATTLE
(.pdf, source repository)
Given by Arthur Avkhadiev 
July 18  Why Geodesics? A path integral leads the way
(.pdf, .tex)
Given by Vale CoferShabica
2016

February 23 (and subsequent)  Center of Mass Invariant Geodesics for Heterogeneous Systems
(.pdf, .tex)
Given by Vale CoferShabica
2015

November 3  Roaming Molecules: A Review of a Novel Reaction Mechanism
(slides, literature review)
Given by Vale CoferShabica. Joint meeting with the Weber group. 
May 24  Geodesic Pathways through the Potential Energy Landscape of Liquid Crystal Formers
(.pdf)
Layne Frechette's honors thesis, which earned him Best Thesis in Chemical Physics for 2015
2014

November 18  A New Method for Finding Geodesics in Soft Systems
(.pdf)
Given by Qingqing Ma
November 18  Green's Function for a Small Step in a Paramagnetic System (.pdf, .tex)
Given by Yan Zhao 
October 28  Spurious Center of Mass Translation in Geodesics
(.pdf, .tex)
Given by Vale CoferShabica 
October 7  Path Integrals and the Green's Function in Polar and Spherical Coordinates
(.pdf, .tex)
Given by Layne Frechette 
September 23  Monte Carlo Sampling in the Potential Energy Landscape Ensemble
(.pdf, .tex)
Given by Vale CoferShabica 
July 8  Analyzing Geodesics
(.pdf, .tex)
Given by Vale CoferShabica 
June 24  Path Integral Motivation for Geodesics
(.pdf, .tex)
Given by Vale CoferShabica 
June 17  Diffusion in Liquid Crystals
(.pdf, .tex)
Given by Layne Frechette