|Date||Lecture slides||Textbook readings|
|Jan. 9||Introduction to the molecular orbital theory||Review: sections 6.4, 7.1, 7.2, 8.6 and 9.1. New: pages 379–382 (1st ed.), or 386–389 (2nd ed.)|
|Jan. 11||LCAO-MO theory for homonuclear diatomic molecules||Pages 382–386 (1st ed.), or 390–393 (2nd ed.)|
|Jan. 16||LCAO-MO theory for heteronuclear diatomic molecules||Pages 386–387 (1st ed.), or 394–395 (2nd ed.)|
|Jan. 18||Molecular spectroscopy of diatomic molecules|
|Jan. 18||Molecular orbitals for polyatomic molecules||Pages 387–388 (1st ed.), or page 395 (2nd ed.)|
|Jan. 23||Vibrational spectroscopy of polyatomic molecules||Review: section 9.2. New: pages 986–988 and 215–216 (1st ed.), or 1012–1014 and 222–223 (2nd ed.)|
|Jan. 25||Band theory of bonding in crystalline solids||Section 8.7, and pages 430–432 (1st ed.) or 438–440 (2nd ed.)|
|Jan. 30||Valence bond theory||Sections 10.1 and 10.2|
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