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Molecules and Radiation: An Introduction to Modern Molecular Spectroscopy. Second Edition
     

Molecules and Radiation: An Introduction to Modern Molecular Spectroscopy. Second Edition

by Jeffrey I. Steinfeld
 

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This unified treatment introduces upper-level undergraduates and graduate students to the concepts and methods of modern molecular spectroscopy and their applications to quantum electronics, lasers, and related optical phenomena.
Starting with a review of the prerequisite quantum mechanical background, the text examines atomic spectra and diatomic molecules,

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This unified treatment introduces upper-level undergraduates and graduate students to the concepts and methods of modern molecular spectroscopy and their applications to quantum electronics, lasers, and related optical phenomena.
Starting with a review of the prerequisite quantum mechanical background, the text examines atomic spectra and diatomic molecules, including the rotation and vibration of diatomic molecules and their electronic spectra. A discussion of rudimentary group theory advances to considerations of the rotational spectra of polyatomic molecules and their vibrational and electronic spectra; molecular beams, masers, and lasers; and a variety of forms of spectroscopy, including optical resonance spectroscopy, coherent transient spectroscopy, multiple-photon spectroscopy, and spectroscopy beyond molecular constants. The text concludes with a series of useful appendixes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486137544
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
11/09/2012
Series:
Dover Books on Chemistry
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
512
File size:
23 MB
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