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Jeremy Richardson: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2018

Name Prof. Dr. Jeremy Richardson
FieldTheoretical Molecular Quantum Dynamics
Address
Lab. für Physikalische Chemie
ETH Zürich, HCI D 267.3
Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1-5/10
8093 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telephone+41 44 633 46 36
E-mailrjeremy@ethz.ch
URLhttp://www.richardson.ethz.ch
DepartmentChemistry and Applied Biosciences
RelationshipAssistant Professor (Tenure Track)

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
529-0433-00LAdvanced Physical Chemistry: Statistical Thermodynamics
Only for Chemistry MSc, Programme Regulations 2005.
7 credits3GG. Jeschke, J. Richardson
AbstractIntroduction to statistical mechanics and thermodynamics. Prediction of thermodynamic and kinetic properties from molecular data.
ObjectiveIntroduction to statistical mechanics and thermodynamics. Prediction of thermodynamic and kinetic properties from molecular data.
ContentBasics of statistical mechanics and thermodynamics of classical and quantum systems. Concept of ensembles, microcanonical and canonical ensembles, ergodic theorem. Molecular and canonical partition functions and their connection with classical thermodynamics. Quantum statistics. Translational, rotational, vibrational, electronic and nuclear spin partition functions of gases. Determination of the equilibrium constants of gas phase reactions. Description of ideal gases and ideal crystals. Lattice models, mixing entropy of polymers, and entropic elasticity.
Lecture notesSee homepage of the lecture.
LiteratureSee homepage of the lecture.
Prerequisites / NoticeChemical Thermodynamics, Reaction Kinetics, Molecular Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy; Mathematical Foundations (Analysis, Combinatorial Relations, Integral and Differential Calculus)
529-0433-01LAdvanced Physical Chemistry: Statistical Thermodynamics6 credits3GG. Jeschke, J. Richardson
AbstractIntroduction to statistical mechanics and thermodynamics. Prediction of thermodynamic and kinetic properties from molecular data.
ObjectiveIntroduction to statistical mechanics and thermodynamics. Prediction of thermodynamic and kinetic properties from molecular data.
ContentBasics of statistical mechanics and thermodynamics of classical and quantum systems. Concept of ensembles, microcanonical and canonical ensembles, ergodic theorem. Molecular and canonical partition functions and their connection with classical thermodynamics. Quantum statistics. Translational, rotational, vibrational, electronic and nuclear spin partition functions of gases. Determination of the equilibrium constants of gas phase reactions. Description of ideal gases and ideal crystals. Lattice models, mixing entropy of polymers, and entropic elasticity.
Lecture notesSee homepage of the lecture.
LiteratureSee homepage of the lecture.
Prerequisites / NoticeChemical Thermodynamics, Reaction Kinetics, Molecular Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy; Mathematical Foundations (Analysis, Combinatorial Relations, Integral and Differential Calculus)
529-0479-00LTheoretical Chemistry, Molecular Spectroscopy and Dynamics1 credit2SF. Merkt, M. Reiher, J. Richardson, R. Signorell, H. J. Wörner
AbstractSeminar on theoretical chemistry, molecular spectroscopy and dynamics.
Objective
529-0491-00LSeminar in Computational Chemistry C40 credits2SM. Reiher, P. H. Hünenberger, J. Richardson, S. Riniker
AbstractResearch seminar with invited lecturers
Objective
529-0499-00LPhysical Chemistry1 credit1KB. H. Meier, G. Jeschke, F. Merkt, M. Reiher, J. Richardson, R. Riek, S. Riniker, T. Schmidt, R. Signorell, H. J. Wörner
AbstractInstitute-Seminar covering current research Topics in Physical Chemistry
Objective
529-0809-02LTheoretical Chemistry Seminar Information 0 credits2SM. Reiher, J. Richardson
AbstractSeminar on recent developments in Theoretical Chemistry presented by guest speakers.
ObjectiveDoktorats- und Mitarbeiterschulung
ContentVariiert nach aktuellem Stand der Forschung
LiteratureWill be announced on www.reiher.ethz.ch/courses-and-seminars.html