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Spectroscopy TOC

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