Ch 135

Chemical Dynamics

9 units (3-0-6)  |  third term
Prerequisites: Ch 21 abc and Ch 41 abc, or equivalent, or instructor's permission.
Introduction to the kinetics and dynamics of chemical reactions. Topics include scattering cross sections, rate constants, intermolecular potentials, classical two-body elastic scattering, reactive scattering, nonadiabatic processes, statistical theories of unimolecular reactions, photochemistry, laser and molecular beam methods, theory of electron transfer, solvent effects, condensed phase dynamics, surface reactions, isotope effects. Not offered 2020-21.
Instructor: Okumura

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