David G. Tempel

David G. Tempel

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard University

Office: M-111

Telephone: (617) 495-9676
E-mail: tempel[at]physics.harvard.edu
Mailing Address: 17 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

  • PhD, Physics, Harvard University (2012)
  • B.A., Physics, Hunter College of the City University of New York (2007)

Research Interests
  • Quantum computation and information theory
  • Density Functional Theory
  • Biological physics
  • Non-equilibrium statistical physics

  1. David G. Tempel and Alán Aspuru-Guzik. Quantum Computing Without Wavefunctions: Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory for Universal Quantum Computation. Scientific Reports 2, (2012): 391.
  2. John Parkhill, David G. Tempel and Alán Aspuru-Guzik. Exciton Coherence Lifetimes from Electronic Structure. Journal of Chemical Physics 136, no. 10 (March 2012): 104510.
  3. John Parkhill,Thomas Markovich, David G. Tempel and Alán Aspuru-Guzik. A correlated-polaron electronic propagator: Open electronic dynamics beyond the Born-Oppenheimer approximation. Journal of Chemical Physics 137, no. 22 (2012): 22A547.
  4. Man-Hong Yung, James D. Whitfield, Sergio Boixo, David G. Tempel and Alán Aspuru-Guzik. Introduction to Quantum Algorithms for Physics and Chemistry. Advances in Chemical Physics (2012). In Press. Preprint: arXiv:1203.1331
  5. David G. Tempel, Joel Yuen-Zhou, and Alán Aspuru-Guzik. Open Quantum Systems: Density Matrix Formalism and Applications. In Fundamentals of Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory, edited by Miguel A.L. Marques, Neepa T. Maitra, Fernando M.S. Nogueira, E.K.U. Gross, and Angel Rubio, 837:211–229. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012.
  6. David G. Tempel and Alán Aspuru-Guzik. Relaxation and Dephasing in Open Quantum Systems Time-dependent Density Functional Theory: Properties of Exact Functionals from an Exactly-solvable Model System. Chemical Physics 391, no. 1 (November 2011): 130–142.
  7. David G. Tempel, Mark A. Watson, Roberto Olivares-Amaya, and Alán Aspuru-Guzik. Time-dependent Density Functional Theory of Open Quantum Systems in the Linear-response Regime. The Journal of Chemical Physics 134, no. 7 (February 18, 2011): 074116
  8. Joel Yuen-Zhou, David G. Tempel, César A. Rodríguez-Rosario, and Alán Aspuru-Guzik. Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory for Open Quantum Systems with Unitary Propagation. Physical Review Letters 104, no. 4 (January 2010): 043001.
  9. David G. Tempel, Todd J. Martinez and Neepa T. Maitra. Revisiting molecular dissociation in density functional theory: A simple model. Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation 5, 770 (2009).
  10. Neepa T. Maitra and David G. Tempel. Long-range excitations in time-dependent density functional theory. Journal of Chemical Physics 125, 184111 (2006).