Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
404003102000THEORETICAL SPECTROSCOPYElective353
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to understand fundamental processes occurring in radiation – matter interactions as based on quantum mechanic
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mehmet BALCAN
Learning Outcomes
1Understand the basic concepts and principles of spectroscopy
2Be able to realize an understanding of fundamental processes occurring in radiation – matter interactions
3be able to understand the basis of spectroscopic methods using Information based on quantum chemistry
4After this course the student is familiar with the quantum mechanics related to various types of spectroscopies.
5Obtained a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental principles of atomic and molecular spectroscopy
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Born-Oppenheimer approximation, Atomic and molecular spectroscopy (UV ,VIS) molecular rotation and vibrations, basic principles of microwave, IR, Raman spectroscopies, , magnetic resonance and photoelectron spectroscopy.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General information,atomic spectroscopy ,atomic term symbols , selection rules in atomic transition.
2Ultraviolet and visible spectrocopy , Molecular orbitals ,energy levels and molecular electronic cnfigurations.
3Schrodinger equation , molecular term symbols , electronic transition and selection rules.
4Vibrational spectroscopy , anharmonic oscillator , transition dipol moment , selection rules.
5Rotation spectroscopy, rigid and unrigid rotation , selection rules in rotational transition.
6Vibration – Rotation spectroscpy and selection rules.
7Raman spectroscopy , Rotation - Raman spectroscopy and selection rules.
8Midterm exam
9İntoroduction to Magnetic Resonance.
10Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy.
11Nüclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.
12Nüclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.
13Photoelectron and related Spectroscopies (UPS , XPS )
14X-Ray spectroscopy
15General evaluation
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Helper Book(s): I.N.Levine, “Molecular Spectroscopy” Jhon Wiley and Sons, (1975) C.N.Banwell, “Fundementals of Molecular Spectroscopy”McGraw-Hill Book Comp. 1972 J.Michael Hollas,”Modern Spectroscopy” John wiley&sons 1996 J.D.Graybeal , “Molecular Spectrocopy” McGraw-Hill Book Comp. 1988
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination13838
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
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