Bill Poirier

Bill Poirier, professor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, has published the No. 1 most-read article in the Journal of Chemical Physics, for the last three consecutive months and one previous month--approaching an unprecedented 10,000 downloads. The Journal of Chemical Physics has an impact factor of 3.33, and is the most highly cited journal in the field of molecular and chemical physics. The article, JCP 136 031102 (2012) summarizes recent developments within the Poirier research group pertaining to a new formulation of quantum mechanics for which the wavefunction is mathematically unnecessary.