Grad students Xochitl and Joel are both doing summer internships. Xochitl is working at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory with Xavier Andrade and Joel is working at the Department of Justice. High-school student Chou Xiong is back for another summer internship with the Isborn group before heading to UC Irvine for his undergrad degree.
Aleksey's research comparing absorption spectra predicted by the exciton model and TDDFT is published in JCTC. In this paper, we examined the validity and accuracy of the exciton model for disordered aggregates of highly polar chromophores in close proximity (with high number density).