Molecular Spectroscopy

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byJohn M. Brown

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This book provides a straightforward introduction to the spectroscopy of diatomic molecules and is written at the level of intermediate undergraduate courses in physical chemistry and chemical physics. Following a general introduction to the subject, the second chapter lays out the essentialquantum mechanical tools required to understand spectroscopy. Very little previous knowledge is assumed; mathematics is kept to a minimum, the treatment being only semi-quantitative. The following chapter uses this quantum mechanical framework to establish the selection rules which governspectroscopic transitions. Chapters 4 - 7 describe the various branches of spectroscopy covered by the book; rotational, rotational - vibrational, Raman, and electronic spectroscopy. Quantum mechanics is used to derive formulae for the various energy levels involved and for the relative intensitiesof different types of transition. From these, the appearances of the different types of spectra are derived. The molecular parameters on which these spectra depend are defined and the structural information which can be derived from these is discussed.

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This book provides a straightforward introduction to the spectroscopy of diatomic molecules and is written at the level of intermediate undergraduate courses in physical chemistry and chemical physics. Following a general introduction to the subject, the second chapter lays out the essentialquantum mechanical tools required to understa...

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Molecular spectroscopy provides a straightforward introduction to the spectroscopy of diatomic molecules and is written at the level of intermediate undergraduate courses in physical chemistry and chemical physics. Following a general introduction to the subject, Chapter 2 lays out the essential quantum mechanical tools required to und...

John M. Brown is at University of Oxford.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:019855785X

ISBN - 13:9780198557852

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Table of Contents

1. Radiation and Matter2. Quantization and Molecular Energy Levels3. Transition Probabilities and Selection Rules4. Rotational Spectroscopy5. Vibrational Spectroscopy6. Raman Spectroscopy7. Electronic Spectroscopy

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Professor Brown succeeds admirably. ...The clear diagrams in the margin facilitate understanding of the subject matter. Book Watch/The Chemical Intelligencer Vol 5 No 2 April 1999