Lecture Notes

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L1 Historical development ( PDF )
L2 The atom of Niels Bohr ( PDF )
L3 Wave nature, de Broglie wavelength ( PDF )
L4 Uncertainty principle ( PDF )
L5 Stationary waves, Schrödinger equation ( PDF )
L6 Particle in a box ( PDF )
L7 Probabilities, expectation values, operators I ( PDF )
L8 Probabilities, expectation values, operators II ( PDF )
L9 Postulates of quantum mechanics I ( PDF )
L10 Postulates of quantum mechanics II ( PDF )
L11 Classic harmonic oscillator ( PDF )
L12 Quantum harmonic oscillator

( PDF - 2.1 MB )

Note supplement 1 ( PDF - 1.1 MB )

Note supplement 2 ( PDF )

L13 Tunneling
L14 Three dimensional systems
L15 Rigid rotor
L16 Spherical harmonics ( PDF )
L17 Angular momenta ( PDF )
L18 Hydrogen atom I ( PDF )
L19 Hydrogen atom II ( PDF )
L20 Variation principle ( PDF )
L21 Helium atom ( PDF - 1.3 MB )
L22 Hartree-Fock, SCF
L23 Electron spin ( PDF )
L24 Pauli principle ( PDF )
L25 Born-Oppenheimer approximation ( PDF )
L26 Molecular orbital theory, H2+ ( PDF )
L27 LCAO-MO theory ( PDF )
L28 Qualitative molecular orbital theory ( PDF )
L29 Modern electronic structure theory
L30 Interaction of light with matter ( PDF )
L31 Vibrational spectra ( PDF )
L32 NMR spectroscopy I ( PDF )
L33 NMR spectroscopy II
L34 Perturbation theory ( PDF )
L35 Vibrational anharmonicity ( PDF )
L36 Crystal field states ( PDF )

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