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Week(Date) Topics to be covered
1-2-3
(6 Şubat)
(13 Şubat)
(20 Şubat)
Quantum Theory: Introduction and Principles
Black body radiation, Planck’s hypothesis ( quantization of energy),
wave-particle duality, photon,photoelectric effect, photoelectron spectroscopy, Heisenberg Uncertainity principle, wave character of particles, de Broglie wavelength, wawefunction, operators, probability density, Schrödinger equation(SE) (time dependent and time independent forms of SE ), complex functions.
Quantum Theory: Techniques and Applications
Translational motion: The particle in a ( one,two and three dimensional) box model ,differential equations, normalization, degeneracy, tunnelling.
4-5-6
(27 Şubat)
(6 Mart)
(13 Mart) Vibrational Motion: Harmonic oscillator model, classical and quantum mechanical solution, Hermite polynomials, properties, Virial theorem, IR frequencies.
Rotational Motion: Rotation of a particle in 2D, quantization of rotation, rotation in 3D, angular momentum, rigid rotor, microwave frequencies.
Rotational and Vibrational Spectra of Diatomic Molecules
7
(20 Mart) 1st Midterm Examination
8-9-10
(3 Nisan)
(10 Nisan)
(17 Nisan) Atomic Structure and Atomic Spectra
Electronic structure, Hydrogen atom and H-like ions, solution of Schrödinger equation, atomic orbitals and their energies, quantum numbers, shells, subshells, radial distribution functions.
Many-electron Atoms
Electronic structure of many-electron atoms, Pauli principle, penetration and shielding, the building-up principle, Hund’s rule, spin. Variation Principle, Helium atom, spin orbital, Slater determinant.
21 Nisan 16:30 2nd Midterm Examination
11
(24 Nisan) Molecular Structure
Bohr Oppenheimer Approximation, Molecular orbital theory, Hydrogen molecule and Hydrogen molecule-ion.
12
(8 Mayıs) Diatomic Molecules
The electronic structure of diatomic molecules.
13
(15 Mayıs) HMO
Hückel Molecular Orbital Theory and its applications
To be announced Final Examination (covers all the topics) |