CH-340 / 3 crédits

Enseignant: Osterwalder Andreas

Langue: Anglais


Summary

We will review modern technique for the determination of structure and dynamics in chemistry. Recent developments in spectroscopy as well as methods that target the fundamentals of chemical reactions will be discussed, and applications will be studied.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

Quantum Mechanics

Spectroscopy

Kinetics

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Compare different techniques for spectroscopy and dynamics
  • Decide on the optimum method for any given problem
  • Judge the quality of spectroscopic and dynamic studies
  • Describe different experimental methods
  • Anticipate the outcome of a particular experiment
  • Explain control concepts in chemical dynamics

Transversal skills

  • Plan and carry out activities in a way which makes optimal use of available time and other resources.
  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.
  • Demonstrate a capacity for creativity.
  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical thinking

Expected student activities

Ask questions, read journal articles, prepare a ca. 30 minute presentation on a topic within the scope of the course.

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Methods in spectroscopy and dynamics
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Methods in spectroscopy and dynamics
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

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8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
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