Lecture Notes

1 Symmetry Elements and Operations (PDF)
2 Operator Properties and Mathematical Groups (PDF)
3 Similarity Transforms, Classes and Representations (PDF)
4 Characters and Character Tables (PDF)
5 Molecular Point Groups I (PDF)
6 Molecular Point Groups II (PDF)
7 LCAO and Hückel Theory I (PDF)
8 Hückel Theory II (PDF)
9 N-Dimensional Cyclic Systems (PDF)
10 From Molecular Orbitals to Bands (PDF)
11 Band Theory (PDF - 1.7 MB)
12 Frontier Molecular Orbitals: σ Ligands (PDF)
13 Frontier Molecular Orbitals: π Ligands (PDF - 1.0 MB)
14 ML6 σ Complexes (PDF)
15 ML6 π Complexes (PDF)
16 Angular Overlap Method and M-L Diatomics (PDF)
17 AOM for MLn Ligand Fields (PDF)
18 Spectrochemical Series (Oh) / Descent in Symmetry (PDF)
19 Multiply Bonded Metal-Ligand Complexes (PDF)
20 Sandwich Compounds (PDF)
21 Bent Cp Complexes (PDF)
22 Metal-Metal Bonding: Single Bonds (PDF)
23 Metal-Metal Bonding: Quadruple Bonds (PDF)
24 Spectroscopy Introduction (PDF)
25 Central Field Approximation (PDF)
26 One Electron Crystal Field Energies (PDF)
27 Many Electron States: Russell Saunders Coupling (PDF)
28 Atomic State Wave Functions and Energies (PDF)
29 Weak and Strong Field Approximations (PDF)
30 Tanabe Sugano Diagrams (PDF)
31 Electronic Selection Rules (PDF)
32 Vibrational Spectroscopy and the IR (PDF - 1.0 MB)
33 Normal Coordinate Analysis (PDF)