Quantum Chemistry & Introduction to Spectroscopy

Course Information
TitleΑΡΧΕΣ ΚΒΑΝΤΙΚΗΣ ΧΗΜΕΙΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΦΑΣΜΑΤΟΣΚΟΠΙΑΣ / Quantum Chemistry & Introduction to Spectroscopy
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID40002639

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma CΗīmeías (2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 268
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
VASIKOS KYKLOSCompulsory Course325

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
General Prerequisites
Background of General Chemistry, physics and Mathematics.
Learning Outcomes
At the end of the courses students will be able to: - write down the Schrödinger equation for simple systems. - describe the results of quantum chemical study of hydrogenlike and multielectron atoms. - setup an antisymmetric function. - apply the LCAO method on molecular systems - describe the electronic structure study diatomic molecules and p-conjugated systems. - identify the symmetry elements and find the point group of a molecule. - describe the principles of electronic, vibrational, NMR and ESR spectroscopy.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
History of quantum mechanincs. Application of Schrödinger equation in simple systems. Quantum mechanical study of hydrogenlike and polyelectronic atoms. Electron spin and antisymmetric wavefucnctions. Quantum chemical study of molecular structure. Molecular orbital theory and LCAO. Quantum chemical study of diatomic and π-conjugated systems. Molecual symmetry and group theory. Principles of electronic, vibrational, NMR and EPR spectroscopy.
Quantum Chemistry. Schrödinger equation. Molecular οrbital τheory. LCAO. UV-Vis. IR. NMR. ESR.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Use of multimedia in teaching. Use of interactive applications for student's study.
Course Organization
Student Assessment
The assessment criterion is the extend of achievement of the learning goals.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σημειώσεις διδασκόντων ΦΥΣΙΚΟΧΗΜΕΙΑ Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 41954666 Έκδοση: 1η/2014 Συγγραφείς: ATKINS PETER - DE PAULA JULIO
Additional bibliography for study
Βιβλία Κβαντικής Χημείας στη βιβλιοθήκη του Τμήματος
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