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Molecular Spectroscopy
 
Code: 51068
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Tomica Hrenar - Lectures
Lecturers: Tomica Hrenar - Exercises
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Lectures 30
Exercises 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
COURSE GOALS: Introduction to the fundamental aspects of spectroscopy related to the absorption, emission and scattering of electromagnetic radiation by molecules; the importance of molecular symmetry arguments; determining molecular structure and modes of molecular motion from spectroscopic data.

LEARNING OUTCOMES AT THE LEVEL OF THE PROGRAMME:

1. KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
1.2. demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamental concepts in chemistry
1.4. demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of the most important chemistry laws and theories
1.5. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic experimental methods, instruments and methods of experimental data processing in physics and chemistry
2. APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
2.1. identify and describe important aspects of a particular physical phenomenon or problem
2.2. describe important aspects of chemical change
3. MAKING JUDGMENTS
3.1. develop a critical scientific attitude towards research in general, and in particular by learning to critically evaluate arguments, assumptions, abstract concepts and data
4. COMMUNICATION SKILLS
4.2. present complex ideas clearly and concisely
4.4. use the written and oral English language communication skills that are essential for pursuing a career in physics, chemistry and education
5. LEARNING SKILLS
5.1. search for and use professional literature as well as any other sources of relevant information

LEARNING OUTCOMES SPECIFIC FOR THE COURSE:
1. Explain absorption, stimulated and spontaneous emission as well as scattering of electromagnetic radiation.
2. Explain rigid rotor model for studying molecular rotations. Specify model limitations and improvements. Explain the influence of electric field. Associate theoretical results with determination of structural parameters and selection rules.
3. Associate molecular structure, symmetry and properties with phenomena in rotational spectra of linear, spherical, symmetric and asymmetric rotors.
4. Explain harmonic and anharmonic oscillator models in studying molecular vibrations for diatomic and polyatomic molecules. Explain rotational structure of bands and selection rules.
5. Associate symmetry of molecules with the symmetry of normal modes.
6. Explain electronic states and transitions as well as term symbols for diatomic molecules. Review lasers.
7. Associate molecular structure and properties with nuclear magnetic and electron paramagnetic resonance.
8. Present adequate skills in technical writing and oral presentations.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
1. Basic principles:electromagnetic radiation and its interaction with matter: absorption, emission and Raman scattering.
2. Molecular rotations and rotational spectra, rigid rotor, linear, spherical, symetrical and asymmetrical rotors, nuclear spin statistics, model limitations and improvements, influence of electric field (Start effect).
3. Molecular vibrations, diatomic and polyatomic molecules, Raman spectra, rotational structure of bands, force fields, symmetry and normal modes, selection rules.
4. Electronic transitions, electronic states, vibrational structure or electronic bands, lasers, ionization and photoelectron spectra.
5. Magnetic resonances, electron paramagnetic reconance.

REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS:
Attending classes, doing homework assignments, attending preliminary exams.

GRADING AND ASSESSING THE WORK OF STUDENTS:
Written and oral exams.
Literature:
  1. T. Cvitaš, Fizikalna kemija, rukopis u pripremi, kopije dostupne u SKK.
  2. P. W. Atkins, J. de Paula: Atkins' Physical Chemistry, 9. izd., Oxford University Press, Oxford 2009
  3. R.J. Silbey, R.A. Alberty, M.G.Bawendi: Physical Chemistry, 4. izd., Wiley, New York 2004.
  4. G.M. Barrow, Physical Chemistry, 6. izd., Mcgraw-Hill, New York 1996
  5. J.M. Hollas: Modern Spectroscopy, 4. izd., Wiley, Chichester 2004
  6. J.M. Hollas: High Resolution Spectroscopy, 2. izd., Wiley, N.York 1998.
  7. I. N. Levine: Molecular Spectroscopy, Wiley, N.York 1975.
  8. D.C. Harris, M.D. Bertolucci: Symmetry and Spectroscopy: An Introduction to Vibrational and Electronic Spectroscopy Dover Publ., N.York 1989.
  9. F. A. Cotton: Chemical Applications of Group Theory, Wiley, N.York 1971
  10. D.C. Harris, M.D. Bertolucci: Symmetry and Spectroscopy: An Introduction to Vibrational and Electronic Spectroscopy Dover Publ., N.York 1989.
Prerequisit for:
Enrollment :
Passed : Physical Chemistry
7. semester
Izborni - kemija 3 - Mandatory studij - Physics and Chemistry Education

8. semester
Izborni - kemija 3 - Mandatory studij - Physics and Chemistry Education
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