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  • Fundamentals of Molecular Spectroscopy

    1. Introduction:-
    1.1 Characterization of Electromagnetic Radiation
    1.2 The Quantization of Energy
    1.3 Regions of the Spectrum
    1.4 Representation of Spectra
    1.5 Basic Elements of Practical Spectroscopy
    1.6 Signal-to-Noise: Resolving Power
    1.7 The Width and Intensity of Spectral Transitions

    2. Microwave Spectroscopy:-
    2.1 The Rotation of Molecules
    2.2 Rotational Spectra
    2.3 Diatomic Molecules
    2.4 Polyatomic Molecules
    2.5 Techniques and Instrumentation

    3. Infra-Red Spectroscopy:
    3.1 The Vibrating Diatomic Molecule
    3.2 The Diatomic Vibrating-Rotator
    3.3 The Vibration-Rotation Spectrum of Carbon Monoxide
    3.4 Breakdown of the Born-Oppenheimer Approximation : the
    Interaction of Rotations and Vibrations
    3.5 The Vibrations of Polyatomic Molecules
    3.6 The Influence of Rotation on the Spectra of Polyatomic
    3.7 Analysis by Infra-Red Techniques
    3.8 Techniques and Instrumentation

    4. Raman Spectroscopy:-
    4.1 Pure Rotational Raman Spectra
    4.2 Vibrational Raman Spectra
    4.3 Polarization of Light and the Raman Effect

    4.4 Structure Determination from Raman and Infra-Red
    4.5 Techniques and Instrumentation

    5. Electronic Spectroscopy of Atoms:-
    5.1 The Structure of Atoms
    5.2 Electronic Angular Momentum
    5.3 Many-Electron Atoms
    5.4 The Angular Momentum of Many-Electron Atoms

    6. Electronic Spectroscopy of Molecules:-
    6.1 Electronic Spectra of Diatomic Molecules
    6.2 Electronic Structure of Diatomic Molecules
    6.3 Electronic Spectra of Polyatomic Molecules
    6.4 Techniques and Instrumentation

    7. Spin Resonance Spectroscopy:
    7.1 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: Hydrogen

    7.2 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: Nuclei other
    than Hydrogen
    7.3 Techniques and Instrumentation
    7.4 Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy