Chem 131A. Lec 02. Quantum Principles: Particles, Waves, the Uncertainty Principle and Postulates of QM (English)


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UCI Chem 131A Quantum Principles (Winter 2013)
Lec 02. Quantum Principles -- Particles, Waves, the Uncertainty Principle, and Postulates --
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Instructor: A.J. Shaka, Ph.D

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Description: This course provides an introduction to quantum mechanics and principles of quantum chemistry with applications to nuclear motions and the electronic structure of the hydrogen atom. It also examines the Schrödinger equation and study how it describes the behavior of very light particles, the quantum description of rotating and vibrating molecules is compared to the classical description, and the quantum description of the electronic structure of atoms is studied.

Recorded on January 14, 2014.


Index of Topics:
0:20    Louis de Broglie
2:32    Where is the Particle?
4:10    The Uncertainty Principle
14:49    Waves
19:20    Practice Problem 4
21:16    Wavefunctions
29:16    The Postulates of QM


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Author:
A.J. Shaka
Title:
Professor
Department:
Chemistry

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