Chemical Concepts and Experimental Techniques

  • Norman H. March
  • Joseph F. Mucci


This introductory chapter contains: a summary of some basic chemical concepts and a brief survey of techniques used to probe the electronic structure of molecules and other molecular properties. These two aspects then lead naturally into a discussion of the way in which the wave mechanics of electrons in molecules can be employed to deepen insight into the nature of the chemical bond.


Bond Energy Auger Electron Spectroscopy Diatomic Molecule Population Inversion Picosecond Pulse 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Norman H. March
    • 1
  • Joseph F. Mucci
    • 2
  1. 1.Oxford UniversityOxfordEngland
  2. 2.Vassar CollegePoughkeepsieUSA

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