Lectures

Winter 2016
Chem 616: Physical Methods in Inorganic Chemistry: Spectroscopy and Theory

Time and location: Tu, Thurs: 10.00 - 11.30 am, 1624 CHEM

First day of class: Thurs., Jan. 07
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Topics:
Interaction of matter with light: absorption, emission
Ligand Field Theory and spectroscopy, vibronic coupling
Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) spectroscopy
Magnetic Circular Dichroism (MCD) spectroscopy
Magnetism
Vibrational spectroscopy and analysis, Raman spectroscopy
Computational methods: Hartree-Fock and DFT

If you would like to refresh on some of the basics:
A. K. Brisdon, "Inorganic Spectroscopic Methods", Oxford Chemistry Primers, Vol. 62, Oxford University Press, New York, 2000

Literature:
L. Que, Jr., ed., "Physical Methods in Bioinorganic Chemistry", University Science Books, Sausalito, CA, 2000

Other resources:
E. I. Solomon, A. B. P. Lever, ed., "Inorganic Electronic Structure and Spectroscopy", Part I & II, Wiley, 1999
Drago, "Physical Methods in Chemistry", unfortunately out of print, but available in libraries
F. A. Cotton, "Chemical Applications of Group Theory", 3rd ed., Wiley, 1990
E. B. Wilson, Jr., J. C. Decius, P. C. Cross, "Molecular Vibrations", Dover Publications, 1980


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