Spin, The Vector Model and Hydrogen Atoms 
Spin, The Vector Model and Hydrogen Atoms
by UC Irvine
Video Lecture 12 of 28
Copyright Information: Shaka, A.J. Quantum Principles 131A (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine), http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/chem_131a_quantum_principles.html... [January 20, 2015]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/us/deed.en_US).
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Lecture Description

Recorded on February 6, 2014.

Index of Topics:
-0:22 Spin
-2:56 The Vector Model
-8:42 Uncertainty Again
-11:06 The Commutator
-22:25 Wavenumbers
-29:45 Atomic Spectroscopy
-34:34 The Hamiltonian Wavefunction
-36:12 The Wavefunction
-39:27 Separation of Variables
-41:41 The Hamiltonian
-42:52 Separation of Variables
-45:43 Practice Problem 15

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Course 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.


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