CH-244 / 6 crédits

Enseignant: Drabbels Marcel

Langue: Anglais


Summary

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics with examples related to chemistry

Content

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Formulate quantum mechanical concepts
  • Derive quantum mechanical operators
  • Solve eigen value equations
  • Solve the Schrodinger equation for simple systems
  • Apply quantum mechanical concepts to simple problems
  • Use approximation methods
  • Formulate the relation between spin and the Pauli Exclusion principle and discuss the implications for chemistry
  • Derive term symbols for atoms and molecules
  • Discuss the principles of molecular bonding

Teaching methods

Ex Cathedra with excersise sessions

Expected student activities

Work on the exercises at home

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes

Resources

Bibliography

Primary Reference:                    

  • D. A. McQuarrie, Quantum Chemistry

 

Secondary References:             

  • P. W. Atkins, Molecular Quantum Mechanics
  • Cohen-Tannoudji, Diu, and Laloë, Quantum Mechanics
  • B.H. Bransden and C.J. Joachain, Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

Ressources en bibliothèque

Moodle Link

Prerequisite for

Chimie physique expérimentale

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Quantum chemistry
  • Cours: 4 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Quantum chemistry
  • Cours: 4 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11  CE5 CM1106
CM1104
11-12   
12-13     
13-14 CE5   
14-15    
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Mardi, 13h - 15h: Cours CE5

Mercredi, 10h - 12h: Cours CE5

Vendredi, 10h - 12h: Exercice, TP CM1106
CM1104