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Theory of Spectroscopy and Molecular Properties


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The course covers the quantum mechanical details of spectroscopy and molecular property calculations. The main topics are:

* Time-independent perturbation theory * Static molecular properties as energy derivatives * Time-dependent perturbation theory and dynamic properties * Fermi’s Golden Rule * Maxwell’s Equations * Radiation-matter interactions * Minimal coupling Hamiltonian * Electric-dipole approximation and optical transitions * Magnetic dipole and higher multipole transitions * Introduction to time-dependent self-consistent field theory Compulsory/elective:
elective MSc course