Ronald Lovett

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry​
PhD, University of Rochester
BA, Rice University
research interests:
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Theoretical Chemistry
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    • Washington University
    • CB 1134
    • One Brookings Dr.
    • St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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    ​Professor Lovett's research areas include materials chemistry and physical chemistry. His recent courses include "Statistical Thermodynamics" and "Quantum Chemistry."

    Selected Publications

    "Interfacial Density Profile for Fluids in the Critical Region", F.P. Buff, R. Lovett and F.H. Stillinger, Jr., Phys. Rev. Letts. 15, 621 (1965).

    "On the Stability of a Fluid Toward Solid Formation", R. Lovett, J. Chem. Phys. 66, 1225 (1977).

    "Kinetic Instabilities in First Order Phase Transition", R. Lovett, P. Ortoleva and J. Ross, J. Chem. Phys. 69, 947 (1978).

    "Resonance Calculations for Arbitrary Potentials", R. Yaris, J. Bendler, R. Lovett, C.M. Bender, and P.A. Fedders, Phys. Rev. A 18, 1816 (1978).

    "The Constraint On The Integral Kernels Of Density Functional Theories Which Results From Insisting That There Be A Unique Solution For The Density Function", R. Lovett, J. Chem. Phys. 88, 7739 (1988).