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

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

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     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
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19-20     
20-21     
21-22