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Molecular spectroscopy

Author: Jeanne L McHale
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanne L McHale
ISBN: 9781466586581 1466586583
OCLC Number: 957077791
Description: xvii, 457 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction and ReviewHistorical PerspectiveDefinitions, Derivations and DiscoveryReview of Quantum MechanicsApproximate Solutions to the Schroedinger Equation: Variation and Perturbation TheoryStatistical MechanicsSummaryProblemsBibliographyThe Nature of Electromagnetic RadiationIntroductionThe Classical Description of Electromagnetic RadiationPropagation of Light in MatterQuantum Mechanical Aspects of Light SummaryProblemsBibliography Electric and Magnetic Properties of Molecules and Bulk MatterIntroductionElectric Properties of MoleculesElectric Properties of Bulk MatterMagnetic Properties of MatterSummary ProblemsBibliographyTime-dependent Perturbation Theory of SpectroscopyIntroduction: Time Dependence in Quantum MechanicsTime-Dependent Perturbation TheoryRate Expression for EmissionPerturbation Theory Calculation of PolarizabilityQuantum Mechanical Expression for Emission RateTime Dependence of the Density MatrixSummaryProblemsBibliographyThe Time-Dependent Approach to SpectroscopyIntroductionTime-Correlation Functions and Spectra as Fourier-Transform PairsThe Properties of Time-Correlation Functions and Spectral LineshapesThe Fluctuation Dissipation TheoremRotational Correlation Functions and Pure Rotational SpectraReorientational Spectroscopy of Liquids: Single-Molecule and Collective DynamicsVibration-Rotation SpectraSpectral MomentsSummaryProblemsBibliographyExperimental Consideration: Absorption: Emission, and ScatteringIntroductionEinstein A and B Coefficients for Absorption and EmissionAbsorption and Stimulated EmissionElectronic Absorption and Emission SpectroscopyMeasurement of Light Scattering: The Raman and Rayleigh EffectsSpectral LineshapesSummaryProblemsBibliographyAtomic SpectroscopyIntroductionGood Quantum Numbers and Not So Good Quantum NumbersSelection Rules for Atomic Absorption and EmissionThe Effect of External FieldsAtomic Lasers and The Principles of Laser EmissionSummary ProblemsBibliographyRotational SpectroscopyIntroductionEnergy Levels for Free Rigid RotorsAngular Momentum Coupling in Non-1 Electronic StatesNuclear Statistics and the J states of Homonuclear DiatomicsRotational Absorption and Emission SpectroscopyRotational Raman SpectroscopyCorrections to the Rigid-Rotor ApproximationInternal RotationSummaryProblemsBibliographyVibrational Spectroscopy of Diatomic MoleculesIntroductionThe Born-Oppenheimer Approximation and Its ConsequencesThe Harmonic Oscillator ModelSelection Rules for Vibrational TransitionsBeyond the Rigid-Rotor Harmonic Oscillator ApproximationSummaryProblemsBibliographyVibrational Spectroscopy of PolyatomicsIntroductionNormal Modes of Vibration Quantum Mechanics of Polyatomic Vibrations Group Theoretical Treatment of VibrationsSelection Rules for Infrared Absorption and Raman Scattering: Group Theoretical Prediction of ActivityRotational StructureAnharmonicitySelection Rules at Work: BenzeneSolvent Effects on Infrared SpectraSummaryProblemsBibliographyElectronic SpectroscopyIntroductionDiatomic Molecules: Electronic State and Selection RulesVibrational Structure in Electronic Spectra and DiatomicsBorn-Oppenheimer Breakdown in Diatomic MoleculesPolyatomic Molecules: Electronic States and Selection RulesTransition Metal Complexes: Forbidden Transitions and the Jahn-Teller EffectEmission Spectra of Polyatomic MoleculesNonradiative Relaxation of Polyatomic MoleculesChromophoresSolvent Effects in Electronic SpectroscopySummaryProblemsBibliographyRaman and Resonance Raman SpectroscopyIntroductionSelection Rules in Raman ScatteringPolarization in Raman ScatteringRotational and Vibrational Dynamics in Raman ScatteringAnalysis of Raman Excitation ProfilesSurface-Enhanced Raman ScatteringSummaryProblemsBibliographyNonlinear Optical SpectroscopyIntroductionClassical Approaches to Nonlinear Optical ProcessesQuantum Mechanical Approach to Nonlinear Optical ProcessesFeynman Diagrams and Calculation of Time-Dependent Response Functions Experimental Applications of Nonlinear ProcessesSummaryProblemsBibliographyTime-Resolved SpectroscopyIntroductionTime-Resolved Fluorescence SpectroscopyTime-Resolved Four Wave Mixing ExperimentsTransient Grating and Photon Echo Experiments Two-Dimensional SpectroscopySummaryProblemsBibliography Appendix A Math ReviewVectors and Tensors in Three DimensionsMatricesOperations with Cartesian and Spherical TensorsSpherical HarmonicsWigner Rotation Functions and Spherical TensorsThe Clebsch-Gordan Series and 3j Symbols Appendix B Principles of ElectrostaticsUnitsSome Applications of Gauss' LawSome Mathematical DetailsAppendix C Group TheoryPoint Groups and Symmetry OperationsInformation Conveyed by The Character TablesDirect Products and Reducible Representations Character Tables
Responsibility: Jeanne L. McHale, Washington State University.


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