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Physical Chemistry (Chem 452)
Spring 2011, Fall 2011

Quantum Chemistry II (Chem 566)
Spring 2009, Spring 2010

Quantum Chemistry I (Chem 565)
Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010
This course is an introduction to quantum mechanics and its applications to the study of chemical bonding and the structure of simple molecules. Topics to be covered are: (1) an introduction to the principles of quantum mechanics; (2) approximation methods, including perturbation theory and the variation method; and (3) applications of these principles and techniques to chemical bonding.