have achieved advanced knowledge about the interactions of electromagnetic radiation and matter and their applications in spectroscopy.
be able to apply formalisms based on molecular symmetry to predict spectroscopic properties.
be able to analyse and interpret spectroscopic data collected by the methods discussed in the course.
be able to solve problems related to the structure, purity and concentration of chemicals and to study molecular interactions by choosing suitable spectroscopic methods and interpreting corresponding data.
General aspects of spectroscopy, instrumental aspects of specific spectroscopic techniques, applications of molecular symmetry in spectroscopy. Fundamentals and applications of the following methods: Electronic absorption and emission spectroscopy of atoms and molecules,circular dichroism spectroscopy, IR spectroscopy, light scattering and Raman spectroscopy, NMR spectroscopy, EPR spectroscopy, X-ray spectroscopy, Mössbauer spectroscopy, spectroscopy on surfaces.
Lectures, lessons and laboratory work.
Written and/or oral test at the end of the course and/or during the course and corresponds to 6 credits. the laboratory work corresponds to 4 credits. The final grade is weighted.
week 34, 2012
Atkins, P. W.;
De Paula, Julio
Atkins' physical chemistry