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General Chemistry II

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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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