Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in CHEM135; or minimum grade of C- in CHEM271 and CHEM272; or minimum grade of C- in CHEM276 and CHEM277. And minimum grade of C- in MATH141. And minimum grade of C- in PHYS260 and PHYS261; or minimum grade of C- in PHYS141.
Credit only granted for: CHEM482 or BCHM485.
Quantum mechanical nature of atoms and molecules. Topics may include model systems for electronic, vibrational, rotational and translational energies as well as connections to molecular spectroscopy and thermal distributions.