Best Reference Books – Introduction to Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Introduction To Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Introduction To Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy along with reviews.

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1. “Molecular Quantum Mechanics” by P W Atkins

“Molecular Quantum Mechanics” Book Review: This book provides the foundations of quantum chemistry. The book covers all the computational techniques in quantum chemistry. It also covers scattering theory and its applications. The book contains calculations of electronic structure and its uses. The book includes 330 illustrations explained in detail. It also includes numerous worked examples and in-text exercises. This book is useful for students of senior chemistry.
2. “Physical Chemistry: A Molecular Approach” by D A McQuarrie and J D Simon

“Physical Chemistry: A Molecular Approach” Book Review: This book explores quantum mechanics concepts. It also covers thermodynamics and kinetics. The book begins with the fundamental principles of physical chemistry. The book also includes mathematics chapters to summarize the mathematical tools required to understand the concepts. All the concepts from the bulk to microscopic properties of thermodynamics are also discussed.

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3. “Molecular Spectroscopy” by I N Levine
4. “Modern Quantum Chemistry” by A Szabo and N S Ostlund

“Modern Quantum Chemistry” Book Review: The book provides introductory material to the Hartree-Fock approximation. It includes the review of the mathematics concepts. It also contains basic techniques, ideas and notations of quantum chemistry. The book reviews the treatment of configuration interaction (Cl). It also provides a description of the independent electron pair. It also discusses the importance of Green’s function in quantum chemistry.

5. “Advanced Quantum Chemistry” by Hendrik F Hameka
6. “Advanced Quantum Chemistry I” by Thomas B Adler

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“Advanced Quantum Chemistry I” Book Review: This book explains the modern wave functions. This part of the two-volume books covers a detailed understanding of the closed-shell MP2 theory. It covers equations of MP2. It is derived step by step using second quantization. It also covers Rayleigh-Schrodinger perturbation theory. The book covers MP2 Hylleraas function. It also covers MP2 working equations.

7. “Advanced Quantum Chemistry II” by Thomas Adler

“Advanced Quantum Chemistry II” Book Review: This book explains Kutzelnigg-type explicitly correlated wave functions. The book mainly focuses on Moller Plesset’s theory (MP2-F12). It covers derivations of the MP2-F12 Hylleraas functional and the MP2-F12 basic matrix elements. The strong orthogonality projector and its effects are also discussed. The book contains numerous approximations of the MP2-F12 theory. The book explains explicitly correlated methods in the field of quantum chemistry. This book is the second part of an entire series of textbooks. Reading the first part is necessary for better understanding.

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8. “Lectures on Quantum Mechanics” by Paul A M Dirac
9. “Quantum States and Scattering in Semiconductor Nanostructures” by Gerald Bastard and Francesca Carosella

“Quantum States and Scattering in Semiconductor Nanostructures” Book Review: This book is a guide to quantum states and scattering in semiconductor nanostructures. It contains exercises and explained solutions. It covers electron states and scattering in nanostructures. It also covers practical aspects of quantum states and variational and perturbation approaches. In addition two-dimensional materials, eigenstates of nanostructures and scattering mechanisms are also discussed. It is useful for the students of physics, nanotechnology and materials science.

10. “Quantum Mechanics” by Franz Schwabl and R Kates

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“Quantum Mechanics” Book Review: This book covers detailed explanations and references. This book covers all the topics of quantum mechanics. It includes an introductory chapter and the basic postulates. It also contains the historical development and the analysis of experiments. It also contains numerous applications and new ideas of quantum mechanics. All the illustrations are explained step by step.

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