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Modern Spectroscopy

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ISBN-10: 0470844167

ISBN-13: 9780470844168

Edition: 4th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: J. Michael Hollas

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'Modern Spectroscopy' introduces a wide range of spectroscopies, and includes both the background theory and applications to structure determination and chemical analysis.
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Book details

List price: $73.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/16/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.30" wide x 9.35" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 2.508
Language: English

Preface to first edition
Preface to second edition
Preface to third edition
Preface to fourth edition
Units, dimensions and conventions
Fundamental constants
Useful conversion factors
Some important results in quantum mechanics
Spectroscopy and quantum mechanics
The evolution of quantum theory
The Schrodinger equation and some of its solutions
The Schrodinger equation
The hydrogen atom
Electron spin and nuclear spin angular momentum
The Born-Oppenheimer approximation
The rigid rotor
The harmonic oscillator
Electromagnetic radiation and its interaction with atoms and molecules
Electromagnetic radiation
Absorption and emission of radiation
Line width
Natural line broadening
Doppler broadening
Pressure broadening
Power, or saturation, broadening
Removal of line broadening
Effusive atomic or molecular beams
Lamb dip spectroscopy
General features of experimental methods
The electromagnetic spectrum
General components of an absorption experiment
Dispersing elements
Diffraction gratings
Fourier transformation and interferometers
Radiofrequency radiation
Infrared, visible and ultraviolet radiation
Components of absorption experiments in various regions of the spectrum
Microwave and millimetre wave
Near-infrared and mid-infrared
Visible and near-ultraviolet
Vacuum- or far-ultraviolet
Other experimental techniques
Attenuated total reflectance spectroscopy and reflection-absorption infrared spectroscopy
Atomic absorption spectroscopy
Inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy
Flash photolysis
Typical recording spectrophotometers for the near-infrared, mid-infrared, visible and near-ultraviolet regions
Molecular symmetry
Elements of symmetry
@n-Fold axis of symmetry, C[subscript n]
Plane of symmetry, [sigma]
Centre of inversion, i
@n-Fold rotation-reflection axis of symmetry, S[subscript n]
The identity element of symmetry, I (or E)
Generation of elements
Symmetry conditions for molecular chirality
Point groups
C[subscript n] point groups
S[subscript n] point groups
C[subscript nv] point groups
D[subscript n] point groups
C[subscript nh] point groups
D[subscript nd] point groups
D[subscript nh] point groups
T[subscript d] point group
O[subscript h] point group
K[subscript h] point group
I[subscript h] point group
Other point groups
Point group character tables
C[subscript 2v] character table
C[subscript 3v] character table
C[subscript infinity]v] character table
I[subscript h] character table
Symmetry and dipole moments
Rotational spectroscopy
Linear, symmetric rotor, spherical rotor and asymmetric rotor molecules
Rotational infrared, millimetre wave and microwave spectra
Diatomic and linear polyatomic molecules
Transition frequencies or wavenumbers
Centrifugal distortion
Diatomic molecules in excited vibrational states
Symmetric rotor molecules
Stark effect in diatomic, linear and symmetric rotor molecules
Asymmetric rotor molecules
Spherical rotor molecules
Interstellar molecules detected by their radiofrequency, microwave or millimetre wave spectra
Rotational Raman spectroscopy
Experimental methods
Theory of rotational Raman scattering
Rotational Raman spectra of diatomic and linear polyatomic molecules
Nuclear spin statistical weights
Rotational Raman spectra of symmetric and asymmetric rotor molecules
Structure determination from rotational constants
Vibrational spectroscopy
Diatomic molecules
Infrared spectra
Raman spectra
Electrical anharmonicity
Mechanical anharmonicity
Vibration-rotation spectroscopy
Infrared spectra
Raman spectra
Polyatomic molecules
Group vibrations
Number of normal vibrations of each symmetry species
Non-degenerate vibrations
Degenerate vibrations
Vibrational selection rules
Infrared spectra
Raman spectra
Vibration-rotation spectroscopy
Infrared spectra of linear molecules
Infrared spectra of symmetric rotors
Infrared spectra of spherical rotors
Infrared spectra of asymmetric rotors
Potential energy surfaces
Vibrational term values
Local mode treatment of vibrations
Vibrational potential functions with more than one minimum
Inversion vibrations
Ring-puckering vibrations
Torsional vibrations
Electronic spectroscopy
Atomic spectroscopy
The periodic table
Vector representation of momenta and vector coupling approximations
Angular momenta and magnetic moments
Coupling of angular momenta
Russell-Saunders coupling approximation
Non-equivalent electrons
Equivalent electrons
Spectra of alkali metal atoms
Spectrum of the hydrogen atom
Spectra of helium and the alkaline earth metal atoms
Spectra of other polyelectronic atoms
Electronic spectroscopy of diatomic molecules
Molecular orbitals
Homonuclear diatomic molecules
Heteronuclear diatomic molecules
Classification of electronic states
Electronic selection rules
Derivation of states arising from configurations
Vibrational coarse structure
Potential energy curves in excited electronic states
Progressions and sequences
The Franck-Condon principle
Deslandres tables
Dissociation energies
Repulsive states and continuous spectra
Rotational fine structure
[superscript 1 Sigma]-[superscript 1 Sigma] electronic and vibronic transitions
[superscript 1 Pi]-[superscript 1 Sigma] electronic and vibronic transitions
Electronic spectroscopy of polyatomic molecules
Molecular orbitals and electronic states
AH[subscript 2] molecules
Formaldehyde (H[subscript 2]CO)
Crystal field and ligand field molecular orbitals
Crystal field theory
Ligand field theory
Electronic transitions
Electronic and vibronic selection rules
Vibrational coarse structure
Totally symmetric vibrations
Non-totally symmetric vibrations
Rotational fine structure
Diffuse spectra
Photoelectron and related spectroscopies
Photoelectron spectroscopy
Experimental methods
Sources of monochromatic ionizing radiation
Electron velocity analysers
Electron detectors
Ionization processes and Koopmans' theorem
Photoelectron spectra and their interpretation
Ultraviolet photoelectron spectra of atoms
Ultraviolet photoelectron spectra of molecules
Hydrogen bromide
X-ray photoelectron spectra of gases
X-ray photoelectron spectra of solids
Auger electronand X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy
Auger electron spectroscopy
Experimental method
Processes in Auger electron ejection
Examples of Auger electron spectra
X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy
Experimental method
Processes in X-ray fluorescence
Examples of X-ray fluorescence spectra
Extended X-ray absorption fine structure
Lasers and laser spectroscopy
General discussion of lasers
General features and properties
Methods of obtaining population inversion
Laser cavity modes
Mode locking
Harmonic generation
Examples of lasers
The ruby and alexandrite lasers
The titanium-sapphire laser
The neodymium-YAG laser
The diode or semiconductor laser
The helium-neon laser
The argon ion and krypton ion lasers
The nitrogen (N[subscript 2]) laser
The excimer and exciplex lasers
The carbon dioxide laser
The dye lasers
Laser materials in general
Uses of lasers in spectroscopy
Hyper Raman spectroscopy
Stimulated Raman spectroscopy
Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering spectroscopy
Laser Stark (or laser electron resonance) spectroscopy
Two-photon and multiphoton absorption
Multiphoton dissociation and laser separation of isotopes
Single vibronic level, or dispersed, fluorescence
Light detection and ranging (LIDAR)
Cavity ring-down spectroscopy
Femtosecond spectroscopy
Spectroscopy of molecules in supersonic jets
Properties of a supersonic jet
Fluorescence excitation spectroscopy
Single vibronic level, or dispersed, fluorescence spectroscopy
Zero kinetic energy photoelectron spectroscopy
Character tables
Symmetry species of vibrations
Index of Atoms and Molecules
Subject Index