Ch 125 ab

The Elements of Quantum Chemistry

9 units (3-0-6)  |  first, second terms
Prerequisites: Ch 21 abc or an equivalent brief introduction to quantum mechanics.
A treatment of quantum mechanics with application to molecular and material systems. The basic elements of quantum mechanics, the electronic structure of atoms and molecules, the interactions of radiation fields and matter, and time dependent techniques relevant to spectroscopy will be covered. The course sequence prepares students for Ch 225 and 226.
Instructors: Cushing (a), Weitekamp (b)

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