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Chem 131B. Lec. 06. Molecular Structure & Statistical Mechanics (English)


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UCI Chem 131B Molecular Structure & Statistical Mechanics (Winter 2013)
Lec 06. Molecular Structure & Statistical Mechanics -- Rotational Spectroscopy -- Part 2.
View the complete course: http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/chem_131b_molecular_structure_and_elementary_statistical_mechanics.html
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 18, 2013.


Index of Topics:

00:08- 6. Rotational Spectroscopy
01:12- Big Picture: Spectroscopy
01:53- Angular Momentum
04:20- Commutators (Review)
05:17- Angular Momentum Operators
08:13- Spherical Harmonics
09:47- Spherical Harmonics, Slide 2
11:15- Practice Problems
13:25- Rotational Spectroscopy
18:42- Rotational Spectroscopy, Slide 2
22:32- Rotational Energy Levels
24:26- Rotational Energy Levels, Slide 2
26:00- Energies and Frequencies
28:37- Rotational Energy Levels, Slide 3
28:51- Rotational Energy Levels- HCl
31:55- Types of Rigid Rotors
34:38- Types of Rigid Rotors, Slide 3
36:28- Symmetric Rotor
38:40- Quantization
39:40= Degeneracy
40:29- Degeneracy, Slide 2
42:39- Interstellar Molecules
43:20- Rotational Spectra From Space
44:47- Radio Telescope (ARO)


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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