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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Chemistry (CHEM)
CHEM
6372
Physical Chemistry II
Physical Chemistry II
Fall 2017
1-3
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Lecture
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CHEM 3172 - Physical Chemistry II
CHEM 6371
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Continuation of CHEM 6371. Basic concepts of quantum chemistry and molecular spectroscopy; application of modern physical chemistry theory to exploration of a wide range of physical properties for open and closed chemical systems in the gas and condensed phases.
After completing this course, students should be able to:
1. Know the fundamental concepts of quantum mechanics and have a clear picture of the wavefunction representation of physical objects,
2. Explain a molecular system’s quantum Hamiltonian using first-principles theory or semi-empirical approaches.
3. Apply quantum theory to interpret the most widely used molecular spectroscopies, including infrared, Raman, absorption and NMR techniques.
4. Classify molecular symmetry through group theory and the associated character tables.
5. Design simple prototypical systems with desired electronic, magnetic and spectroscopic properties.
6. Predict physical characteristics of chemical systems from their molecular structures.
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