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Time Dependent Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy (Tokmakoff)

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    These notes are meant as a resource for chemists that study the time-dependent quantum mechanics, dynamics, and spectroscopy of molecular systems. They are derived from my lectures in graduate quantum mechanics that focus on condensed phase spectroscopy, dynamics, and relaxation. The content originated from many sources. In large part this includes the references for the course, as noted in the notes and readings. I would like to thank a number of colleagues and prior instructors who were the source of content that guided my preparation of several of these lectures, including Bob Silbey, Keith Nelson, Troy Van Voorhis, Bob Field, John Ross and Graham Fleming. I also want to thank Anne Hudson, Peter Giunta, and Tanya Shpigel for their assistance preparing the notes over the years, and the Department of Energy and National Science Foundation for their ongoing support of my research in this area.

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