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Physical Chemistry: Quanta, Matter, and Change

Physical Chemistry: Quanta, Matter, and Change (Second Edition)

Peter Atkins, Julio de Paula, and Ronald Friedman
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date: 14 July 2024

TOPIC 16 p. 139Transitionslocked

TOPIC 16 p. 139Transitionslocked

  • Peter Atkins, Peter AtkinsLincoln College
  • Julio de PaulaJulio de PaulaChemistry Lewis & Clark College
  •  and Ronald FriedmanRonald FriedmanIndiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne



Time-dependent perturbation theory 140

The general procedure 140

Example 16.1: Using time-dependent perturbation theory for a slowly switched perturbation 140

Oscillating perturbations and spectroscopic transitions 142

Example 16.2: Analysing spectroscopic transitions of a harmonic oscillator 142

The energy of time-varying...

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