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Chapter 01 Molecular Photochemistry of Organic Compounds—An Overview (PDF)

 

Canada_01.ppt

Columbia_01.ppt

 

What is Cognition, Knowledge and Paradigms?

From attoseconds(10e-18s) to exaseconds(10e18 seconds) (PDF)

 

 

Chapter 02 Electronic, Vibrational and Spin Configurations of Electronically Excited States. (PDF)

 

Canada_02.ppt

Columbia_02_a .ppt

Columbia_02_b .ppt

DipolarInteraction.cdx

Q&As to Chapter 2

Chapter 03 Transitions Between Electronic States - Chemical Dynamics (PDF)

 

 

 

 

08_Spin_Magnetic_Couplings.doc

 

Canada Q&As

Chapter 04 Radiative Transitions between Electronic States (PDF)

 

Canada

Mac Planck, Nobel Prize (1918) for development of the theory of quantization of energy.http://www.nobel.se/physics/laureates/1918/

Albert Einstein, Nobel Prize (1921) for explaining the theory of the photoelectric effect.
http://www.nobel.se/physics/laureates/1921/

PDF: Forces the EMF exerts on an electron
JPG: part 1 | part 2

Q&A

Chapter 05 Photophysical Radiationless Transition (PDF)

 

Canada   Q & A

Chapter 06 A Qualitative Theory of Molecular Organic Photochemistry (PDF)

 

 

columbia_06_a.ppt.

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Important readings for Chapter 06:
PDF: Primer on Topologies of Potential Energy Surfaces
PDF: A Computational Strategy for Organic Photochemistry
PDF: Memoirs of Developing a Theory of Photochemical Reactions
PDF: A Primer on Correlation Diagrams

The Electronic Properties of Radicals by Salem & Rowland

Website dealing with energy surfaces and conical intersections:
http://www.chemsoc.org/exemplarchem/entries/2002/grant/index.html

Review article on computational organic photochemistry by M. Olivucci's:
http://ccmaol1.chim.unisi.it/comp-photochem/

Prof. Michael Robb's Website: http://www.ch.kcl.ac.uk/kclchem/staff/mar/margrp/robbmenu.htm

Kenichi Fukui and Roald Hoffmann, Nobel Prize (1981) for a theory of (photo)chemical reactions. Link: http://www.nobel.se/chemistry/laureates/1981/

 

Chapter 07 Electron and Energy Transfer (PDF)

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Columbia-2

Canada-1

Canada-2

Rudy Marcus, Nobel Prize (1992) for a theory of electron transfer.
http://www.nobel.se/chemistry/laureates/1992/

Reviews: Accounts of Chem. Res., Chem. Rev.

Interesting Papers : 1, 2 , 3, 4

Columbia

Chapter 08 Mechanisms of Organic Photochemical Reactions (PDF)

 

R. G. W. Norrish and George Porter, Nobel Prize (1967) for developing the technique of laser flash photolysis.http://www.nobel.se/chemistry/laureates/1967/

Ahmed Zewail Nobel Prize (1999) for developing the technique and theory of femtosecond spectroscopy. http://www.nobel.se/chemistry/laureates/1999/

 
   

Chapter 09

Ketones (PDF)

     

Chapter 10

Olefins (PDF)

     

Chapter 11

Enones (PDF)

     

Chapter 12

(PDF)

     

Chapter 13

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Chapter 14

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