Chem 3322 -- Physical Chemistry II

Syllabus

Lecture notes, part 1
Lecture notes, part 2
Lecture notes, part 3
Lecture notes, part 4
Lecture notes, part 5
Lecture notes, part 6
Lecture notes, part 7
Lecture notes, part 8
Lecture notes, part 9


Homework #1, due Jan. 23
Homework #1 solutions
Homework #2, due Jan. 30
Homework #2 solutions
Homework #3, due Feb. 6
Homework #3 solutions
Homework #4, due Feb. 13
Homework #4 solutions
Last year's test 1
Last year's test 1 solutions
Test 1 solutions
Homework #5, due Feb. 27
Homework #5 solutions
Homework #6, due March 13
Homework #6 solutions
Test 2 solutions
Homework #7, due April 10
Homework #7 solutions
Homework #8, due April 17
Homework #8 solutions
Homework #9, due April 24
Homework #9 solutions
Test 3 formula sheet
Final exam formula sheet
Test 3 solutions
Previous year's test 2
Previous year's test 2 solutions









Quantum dot and STM/STS slides

Tent function fit to particle in a box eigenfunctions




The postulates of quantum mechanics


Central force notes


Anharmonic notes, part 1


Anharmonic notes, part 2


IR and Raman, large molecules
Bright Ideas for Chemical Biology
Fluorescence article


metaphysics ppt slides


metaphysics pdf slides


Quantum eraser article from Scientific Amerian


Interaction free measurement article from Scientific Amerian
Engel/Reid: Appendix A.1 is a review of complex numbers
McQuarrie/Simon: Mathchapter A is a review of complex numbers




McQuarrie/Simon

chapter 1: background to quantum theory
Practice problems: 1-9, 1-11, 1-14, 1-25, 1-34, 1-37, 1-38, 1-39
Mathchapter A: review of complex numbers
Practice problems: A-5, A-6
chapter 2: classical waves
Practice problems: 2-5, 2-16, 2-18
Mathchapter B: probability
Practice problems: B-1, B-2, B-3, B-4, B-5
chapter 3: Schroedinger equation, particle in box (1d and 3d)
Practice problems: 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 3-5, 3-6, 3-7, 3-8, 3-9, 3-11, 3-12, 3-13, 3-14, 3-16, 3-17, 3-19, 3-20, 3-21, 3-23, 3-25, 3-26, 3-27, 3-28, 3-29, 3-30, 3-35
chapter 4: theory
4.4: separation of variables to get time-independent equation
chapter 5: harmonic oscillator (center of mass coordinates), rigid rotor
chapter 6: hydrogen atom
eq. 6.1 -- potential energy
eq. 6.2 -- Hamiltonian operator
eq. 6.6 -- separation of variables is being attempted
eq. 6.8 -- radial equation
eq. 6.10 -- angular eq. -- spherical harmonics
eq. 6.11 -- separation of variables for the angular part
eq. 6.20 -- phi solutions
Table 6.2 -- theta solutions
Table 6.3 -- spherical harmonics
page 206 -- energies
Table 6.5 -- atomic wavefunctions for hydrogenic atoms
page 209-210 -- "s" orbitals
page 213-218 -- "p" and "d" orbitals
Problems: 6.1, 6.3, 6.20, 6.21, 6.22, 6.23, 6.24, 6.25, 6.28, 6.29, 6.32, 6.33, 6.35, 6.36
page 323-324 -- Born-Oppenheimer approx.
page 497 -- rotational and vibrational transitions
Fig. 13.1 -- rotational/vibrational levels for a diatomic in the harmonic oscillator / rigid rotor approx.
eq. 13.11 -- selection rules in harmonic oscillator / rigid rotor approx.
Fig. 13.2 -- rotational / vibrational spectrum
Fig. 13.4 -- beyond the harmonic approx.
page 521 -- active and inactive vibrational motions
page 531-532 -- rigid rotor selection rules
page 533-534 -- harmonic oscillator selection rules
Problems: 13.1, 13.2, 13.3, 13.5, 13.7, 13.8, 13.9, 13.11, 13.12, 13.34