CHEM Air Pollution Chemistry 4 NW Global atmosphere as a chemical system emphasizing physical factors and chemical processes that give rise to elevated surface ozone, particulate matter, and air toxics; international issues of air pollution transport and changing tropospheric background composition; and regulatory control strategies and challenges. Aimed at science and engineering majors.
Vacuum techniques, calorimetry, spectroscopic methods, electrical measurements.
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Offered: ASpS. Vacuum distillation, multistep synthesis, air sensitive reagents, photochemistry, chromatography, and separation techniques. Principles of microcomputers and their use for such problems as data acquisition, noise reduction, and instrument control. CHEM Computational Chemistry 3 NW Basics of molecular quantum chemistry Hartree-Fock and density functional theory ; numerical implementation using computers, including basics of programming and scientific computing; applications to problems in chemistry.
Theory of quantum mechanics applied more rigorously than in CHEM Application of quantum mechanics to electronic structure of atoms and molecules. Computer software used to solve problems. CHEM Electronic and Optoelectronic Polymers 3 NW Covers the chemistry, physics, materials science, and applications of semiconducting and metallic conjugated polymers. Examines the structural origins of the diverse electronic and optoelectronic properties of conjugated polymers.
Exemplifies applications by light-emitting diodes, lasers, solar cells, thin film transistors, electrochromic devices, biosensors, and batteries. CHEM Electronic Structure and Application of Materials 3 NW Introduction to electronic structure theory of solids from a chemical perspective, including band theory and the free electron model, with an emphasis in the second half of the quarter on modern trends in research in inorganic materials in the bulk and on the nanometer scale.
CHEM Electronic Dynamics in Organic and Inorganic Materials 3 NW Energy and charge transfer; exciton migration and charge transport; photophysical dynamics in optoelectronic and kinetic processes in electrochemical energy conversion. CHEM Grant Proposal and Scientific Writing 1 Introduces steps in compiling a successful grant proposal and writing scientific articles, personal statements, research summaries, and procuring recommendation letters, using the NSF graduate fellowship as a guide. Students gain experience in peer review processes as assessment of current scientific literature. Topics include group theory, magnetic resonance spectroscopy NMR and ESR , vibrational spectroscopy IR and Raman , electronic spectroscopy, magnetism, and electrochemistry.
Current topics e. See department for instructor and topics during any particular quarter. CHEM Transition Metals 3 Survey of selected key topics in the chemistry of the transition metals, including emphasis on the structure, bonding, and reactivity of major classes of compounds. Recommended: working knowledge of general chemistry and introductory inorganic concepts including Lewis structures, metal-ligand coordination, and oxidation state assignments.
CHEM Organometallics 3 Chemistry of the metal-carbon bond for both main group and transition metals. CHEM Analytical Electrochemistry 3 Theory and practice of modern electrochemistry with emphasis on instrumentation and applications in chemical analysis. CHEM Atomic and Molecular Analytical Spectroscopy 3 Quantitative analysis of atomic and molecular species, using all forms of electromagnetic radiation, electrons, and gaseous ions.
Study of equilibria, transport processes, chemical kinetics, biological processes; their application to carbon, sulfur, nitrogen, phosphorus, other elemental cycles. Stability of biogeochemical systems; nature of human perturbations of their dynamics. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. CHEM Analytical Mass Spectrometry 3 Theory and practice of mass spectrometry with emphasis on ionization methods, mass analyzers, gas-phase ion chemistry, and spectra interpretation.
Recommended: basic knowledge of organic and physical chemistry, including thermodynamics and kinetics. CHEM Chemical Separation Techniques 3 Introduction to modern separation techniques such as gas chromatography, high-performance liquid chromatography, electrophoresis, and field flow fractionation. Covers data visualization, statistics, machine learning and data management. Instruction, homework and term project are implemented using Python.
The course covers command line tools, Python from the perspective of molecular data science methods, software development and collaboration principles, e. Grades are based on homework and group projects. Beck Involves teams of graduate students from molecular, materials or clean energy focused disciplines working on Data Science oriented research and engineering projects solicited from internal and external partners.
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Employ modern team-based software engineering principles and cutting edge Data Science methods, including but not limited to machine learning, statistics, visualization and data management. CHEM Introduction to Quantum Chemistry 3 Origins and basic postulates of quantum mechanics, solutions to single-particle problems, angular momentum and hydrogenic wave functions, matrix methods, perturbation theory, variational methods.
CHEM Introduction to Quantum Chemistry 3 Electronic structure of many-electron atoms and molecules, vibration and rotation levels of molecules, effects of particle exchange, angular momentum and group theory, spectroscopic selection rules. CHEM Statistical Mechanics 3 General theorems of statistical mechanics, relation of the equilibrium theory to classical thermodynamics, quantum statistics, theory of imperfect gases, lattice statistics and simple cooperative phenomena, lattice dynamics and theory of solids, liquids, solutions, and polymers, time-dependent phenomena and mechanisms of interaction.
A discussion of topics selected from active research fields. See department for instructor and the topic during any particular quarter. Discusses electronic structure, physico-chemical characterization, and device application. Includes introduction of electronic band structure of polymers, electrically conducting polymers; organic nonlinear optical electroluminescent materials; polymer optical fibers; tow-photon absorption materials for 3-D microfabrication.
CHEM Computational Chemistry 3 Basics of molecular quantum chemistry Hartree-Fock and density functional theory ; numerical implementation using computers, including basics of programming and scientific computing;applications to problems in chemistry. Students will individually interface the computer to the equipment, write the code to drive the experiment, and analyze or model the data. Open only to students accepted for doctoral work in chemistry, in their second year of study. Concepts of physical chemistry; basic thermodynamics; free energy and entropy; phase equilibria; properties of solutions of electrolytes and non-electrolytes.
Elementary quantum theory; molecular structure and spectra; bonding theory; reaction rates; photochemistry and radiation chemistry; energy states and statistical thermodynamics. Experiments selected to meet the individual needs of students in biology, civil engineering, chemistry, or materials science. Continuation of CHEM Experiments in molecular structure, atomic molecular spectroscopy, chemical kinetics including computational methods.
The modern tools and insights of physical chemistry are covered by interconnecting these fundamental concepts with key biological phenomena. Survey of organic chemistry providing an overview of the chemistry of the functional groups.
Experimental Techniques in Physical Chemistry
Isolation, purification and identification of unknown compounds; for chemistry and biochemistry majors. Advanced concepts in organic chemistry including mechanisms and multistep-synthesis; problem analysis and critical thinking development in organic chemistry. Exploration of the chemistry of biological systems with regards to structure and function relations, as well as metabolism and energy production.
Properties of substances; periodic systems; oxidation-reduction and acid-base characteristics interpreted on the basis of atomic and molecular structure. Recommended preparation: CHEM Synthesis and characterization of organic and inorganic compounds and solid-state materials; modern synthetic technology, characterization methods, and laboratory techniques.
Computer interfacing applicable to chemical instrumentation; principles and applications of modern chromatography, spectrophotometry and electrochemical techniques. Laboratory experience in modern analytical methods. Properties, bonding and synthesis of solid state material; crystalline and amorphous solids and coatings. Typically offered Odd Years - Fall.
A Comparison of Perceived and Actual; Students’ Learning Difficulties in Physical Chemistry
Required capstone course for chemistry majors culminating in the development of a written research thesis. Course Prerequisite: By department permission. Recent advances in the understanding and application of chemical systems. Typically offered Fall and Summer. Poster presentation of final research project.
Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. Regulation of replication, transcription, translation, RNA processing, and protein degradation. Cell cycle and control of cell division. Discussion of the underlying factors contributing to enzyme, abzyme and ribozyme catalysis.
Structure, function and dynamics of membrane lipids and proteins. Membrane transport. Biogenesis and trafficking of membrane proteins.
Signal transduction. Special topics could include for example: theory of intermolecular forces; density matrices; configuration interaction; correlation energies of open and closed shell systems; kinetic theory and gas transport properties; theory of the chemical bond. Review of classical and quantum mechanics; principles of statistical mechanics; applications to systems of interacting molecules; imperfect gases, liquids, solids, surfaces and solutions.
Approximate solutions of the Schrodinger equation and calculations of atomic and molecular properties.
Special topics could include for example: principles of magnetic resonance in biological systems; collisions, spectroscopy and intermolecular forces, surface chemistry; catalysis; electrolyte theory; non-electrolyte solution theory; thermodynamics of biological systems; thermodynamics. Empirical analysis. Kinetic theory of gases.
Selected Problems in Physical Chemistry: Strategies and Interpretations
Potential energy surfaces. Unimolecular rates. Relaxation and steady state methods. Diffusion rates. Rates between polar molecules. Energy transfer. Aspects of electronic vibrational and rotational spectroscopy of atoms, molecules, and the solid state.
Relevant aspects of quantum mechanics, Dirac notation, and angular momentum will be discussed. Group Theory will be presented and its implications for spectroscopy introduced. Two or three topics from a range including: bio-organic chemistry; environmental organic chemistry; free radicals; heterocyclic molecules; molecular rearrangements; organometallic chemistry; photochemistry; natural products. Named organic reactions and other synthetically useful reactions will be discussed.