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Chem 131B. Lec. 01. Molecular Structure & Statistical Mechanics. Symmetry and Spectroscopy Pt. 1 (English)


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UCI Chem 131B Molecular Structure & Statistical Mechanics (Winter 2013)
Lec 01. Molecular Structure & Statistical Mechanics -- Symmetry and Spectroscopy -- Part 1
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Instructor: Rachel Martin, Ph.D.


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Description: Principles of quantum mechanics with application to the elements of atomic structure and energy levels, diatomic molecular spectroscopy and structure determination, and chemical bonding in simple molecules.


Recorded on January 7, 2013.


Index of Topics:

00:10- Physical Chemistry: Intro To Symmetry
11:28- Dipole Moment: E Field
13:04- Molecular Shape and Polarity
13:32- Dipole Moment: Examples
15:14- Symmetry Elements
17:09- Symmetry Operations: Rotations
19:07- Symmetry Operations: Reflections
20:37- Symmetry Operations: Inversion
22:23- Symmetry Operations: Improper Rotation
26:34- Chirality
27:46- Symmetry Operations: Translation
28:53- Group Theory: Introduction
34:12- Point Groups: Flow Chart
41:12- Example: CH2Cl2


Required attribution: Martin, Rachel. Molecular Structure & Statistical Mechanics 131B (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine), http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/chem_131b_molecular_structure_and_elementary_statistical_mechanics.html. [Access date]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.


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