CHM 2047

Fall 2008, Quantum Mechanics Lectures.  Prof. Öhrn's office is NPB2312; Tel 392-1597; OFFICE HOURS: Monday and Friday 4:00-5:00 p.m. and any
other time by appointment. CLASSES meet  in LEI 207, Tu and Th Periods 6-7 (12:50-2:45 pm) , 

READ:Oxtoby, Gillis, and Campion "Principles of Modern Chemistry", Chapters 4, 5 and 6.

    9/2  : Potential Energy, Kinetic Energy, Particles and Waves, Schrödinger's Equation, Wave Function.
    9/4  : Separation of variables, Eigenvalues and Eigenfunctions, Constant Potentials, Free Electron Model and Polyenes.
    9/9  : Degeneracies, Harmonic Oscillator, Hydrogen Atom
    9/11: Electron spin, Orbitals, Many-Electron Atoms, and Molecules, Symmetry

  Exam on 9/19. Emphasis on concepts and some simple calculations.