OpenChemistry Lecture Videos

Professor Rachel Martin

CHEM 131B: Physical Chemistry - Molecular Structure and Elementary Statistical Mechanics

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.

 

Textbook: Quanta, Matter and Change by Peter Atkins, Julio de Paula, and Ronald Friedman. 
 
Lecture 1: Symmetry and Spectroscopy, Part I
 
Lecture 2: Symmetry and Spectroscopy, Part II
 
Lecture 3: Transformation Matrices
 
Lecture 4: Group Theory Applications
 
Lecture 5: Rotational Spectroscopy, Part I
 
Lecture 6: Rotational Spectroscopy, Part II
 
Lecture 7: Rotational Spectroscopy, Part III
 
Lecture 8: Molecular Motion
 
Lecture 9: Vibrations in Molecules
 
Lecture 10: Anharmonic Potential
 
Lecture 11:
 
Lecture 12: Electronic Spectroscopy
 
Lecture 13: Electronic Spectroscopy, Part II
 
Lecture 14: Electronic Spectroscopy, Part III
 
Lecture 15: Electronic Spectroscopy, Part IV
 
Lecture 16: Fourier Transforms, NMR Intro.
 
Lecture 17: NMR, Part II
 
Lecture 18: Eigenstates & Eigenvalues
 
Lecture 19: Spin Rotations T1 & T2
 
Lecture 20: NMR Applications/ Review
 
Lecture 21:
 
Lecture 22: The Boltzmann Distribution
 
Lecture 23: Partition Functions, Part I
 
Lecture 24: Partition Functions, Part II
 
Lecture 25: Partition Functions
 
Lecture 26: Final Exam Review