Chem 131A. Lec 03. Quantum Principles: More Postulates, Superposition, Operators and Measurement (English)

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UCI Chem 131A Quantum Principles (Winter 2013)
Lec 03. Quantum Principles -- More Postulates, Superposition, Operators, and Measurement --
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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:
0:19    The Postulates of QM
5:30    The Momentum Operator
7:21    Practice Problem 7
8:17    Basis Functions
9:40    Measurement
13:44    Orthogonality
21:20    Measurement
28:50    Uncertainty
30:51    Complementarity
35:00    Classical Atoms
39:12    Wavefunctions and Orbitals
43:37    Confined Systems
45:49    The Position Operator

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