# Book: Quantum Mechanics in Chemistry (Simons and Nichols)

- Page ID
- 60507

This is a text dealing with the basics of quantum mechanics and electronic structure theory. It provides an introduction to molecular spectroscopy and to the subject of molecular dynamics.

- 1: The Basic Tools of Quantum Mechanics
- 2: Approximation Methods
- 3: Nuclear Motion
- 4: Atomic Orbitals
- 5: Molecular Orbitals
- 6: Quantum Mechanics in Reactions
- 7: Further Characterization of Molecular Orbitals
- 8: Electronic Configurations
- 9: Symmetry of Electronic Wavefunctions
- 10: Angular Momentum and Group Symmetries of Electronic Wavefunctions
- 11: Evaluating the Matrix Elements of N-electron Wavefunctions
- 12: Quantum Mechanical Picture of Bond Making and Breaking Reactions
- 13: Molecular Rotation and Vibration
- 14: Time-dependent Quantum Dynamics
- 15: Spectroscopy
- 16: Collisions and Scattering
- 17: Higher Order Corrections to Electronic Structure
- 18: Multiconfiguration Wavefunctions
- 19: Multi-Determinant Wavefunctions
- 20: Response Theory
- 21: Problem Sets
- 22: Problems
- Front Matter
- Back Matter

## Contributors

Jack Simons (Henry Eyring Scientist and Professor of Chemistry, U. Utah) Telluride Schools on Theoretical Chemistry and Jeff A. Nichols (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)