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Frédéric Merkt: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2016

Name Prof. Dr. Frédéric Merkt
FieldPhysikalische Chemie
Address
Lab. für Physikalische Chemie
ETH Zürich, HCI E 215
Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1-5/10
8093 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Award: The Golden Owl
Telephone+41 44 632 43 67
E-mailfrederic.merkt@phys.chem.ethz.ch
DepartmentChemistry and Applied Biosciences
RelationshipFull Professor

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
402-0551-00LLaser Seminar0 credits1ST. Esslinger, J. Faist, J. Home, A. Imamoglu, U. Keller, F. Merkt, H. J. Wörner
AbstractResearch colloquium
Objective
529-0011-01LGeneral Chemistry (Physical Chemistry) I Information 3 credits2V + 1UF. Merkt
AbstractAtomic structure and structure of matter; Atomic orbitals and energy levels; Quantum mechanical atom model; Chemical bonding; Equations of state.
ObjectiveIntroduction to Physical Chemistry
ContentAtomic structure and structure of matter: atomic theory, elementary particles, atomic nuclei, radioactivity, nuclear reactions. Atomic orbitals and energy levels: ionisation energies, atomic spectroscopy, term values and symbols. Quantum mechanical atom model: wave-particle duality, the uncertainty principle, Schrödinger's equation, the hydrogen atom, construction of the periodic table of the elements. Chemical bonding: ionic bonding, covalent bonding, molecular orbitals. Equations of state: ideal gases
Lecture notesSee homepage of the lecture.
LiteratureSee homepage of the lecture.
Prerequisites / NoticeVoraussetzungen: Maturastoff. Insbesondere Integral- und Differentialrechnung.
529-0427-00LElectron Spectroscopy Restricted registration - show details 1 credit2SF. Merkt
AbstractGroup seminar on electronic spectroscopy, photoelectron spectroscopy, vacuum ultraviolet spectroscopy.
Objective
ContentGroup seminar on electronic spectroscopy, photoelectron spectroscopy, vacuum ultraviolet spectroscopy.
Prerequisites / NoticeParticipation to this seminar must be discussed with the lecturer.
529-0449-00LSpectroscopy13 credits13PE. C. Meister, G. Jeschke, B. H. Meier, F. Merkt, R. Riek, R. Signorell, H. J. Wörner
AbstractLaboratory experiments to acquire a profound knowledge of spectroscopical methods and techniques in chemistry. Evaluation and visualization of measurement data. Writing lab reports.
ObjectiveLaboratory experiments to acquire a profound knowledge of spectroscopical methods and techniques in chemistry. Evaluation and visualization of measurement data. Writing lab reports.
ContentLaboratory experiments: UV/VIS spectroscopy, luminescence spectroscopy, FT infrared spectroscopy, dye laser, light diffraction and refraction, laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS), FT nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR), electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy (EPR), atomic force microscopy (AFM), Fourier transform methods.
Lecture notesDetailed documentations to each experiment will be handed out.
E. Meister, Grundpraktikum Physikalische Chemie, 2. Auflage, vdf Hochschulverlag an der ETH, Zürich 2012.
Prerequisites / NoticePraktikum Physikalische und Analytische Chemie (529-0054-00) or
Praktikum Physikalische Chemie (529-0054-01).
529-0479-00LTheoretical Chemistry, Molecular Spectroscopy and Dynamics1 credit2SF. Merkt, M. Quack, M. Reiher, R. Signorell, H. J. Wörner
AbstractSeminar on theoretical chemistry, molecular spectroscopy and dynamics.
Objective
529-0499-00LPhysical Chemistry1 credit1KB. H. Meier, G. Jeschke, F. Merkt, M. Quack, M. Reiher, R. Riek, S. Riniker, T. Schmidt, R. Signorell, H. J. Wörner
AbstractInstitute-Seminar covering current research Topics in Physical Chemistry
Objective