Advances in Quantum Chemistry: Volume 27

Advances in Quantum Chemistry: Volume 27

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Advances in Quantum Chemistry publishes surveys of current developments in the rapidly developing field of quantum chemistry--a field that falls between the historically established areas of mathematics, physics,chemistry, and biology. With invited reviews written by leading international researchers, each presenting new results, this quality serial provides a single vehicle for following progress in this interdisciplinary area.
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  • Hardback | 407 pages
  • 154 x 228 x 24mm | 721.22g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0120348276
  • 9780120348275

Review quote

"Quantum chemistry has emerged as a subject in its own right. The appearance of a review publication which surveys recent achievements in the field is therefore very appropriate and, when it has the quality of this volume, is mostwelcome."
--PROCEEDINGS OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY
"The juxtaposition of the oldest of quantum chemical studies, atomic structure, and one of the newest, quantum biology, highlights the importance of quantum theory in modern chemistry. Thus, having first opened the book in search of a particular article, the reader is stimulated to delve into fields of which he has but a superficial knowledge. In this way the book can be instrumental in broadening the interests and background of those who turn to it."
--THE ROYAL INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTRY
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Table of contents

F.A. Matsen, Freeon Dynamics: A Novel Theory of Atoms and Molecules. H. Agren, O. Vahtras, and B. Minaev, Response Theory and Calculations of Spin-Orbit Coupling Phenomena in Molecules. P.G. Mezey, FunctionalGroups in Quantum Chemistry. M.K. Mishra and M.N. Medikeri, Characterization of Shape and Auger Resonances Using the Dilated One Electron Propagator Method. B. Engels, L.A. Eriksson, and S. Lunell, Recent Developments in Configuration Interaction and Density Functional Theory Calculations of Radical Hyperfine Structure. P.-O. Lowdin, Some Properties of Linear Functionals and Adjoint Operators. Subject Index.
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About Michael C. Zerner

John R. Sabin is Professor of Physics and Chemistry Emeritus at the University of Florida, and Adjungeret Professor at the University of Southern Denmark. He received the AB degree from Williams College in 1962 and the PhD from the University of New Hampshire in 1966. Thereafter he was a postdoctoral student at Uppsala University and at Northwestern University. He was Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri for three years (1968-1971) and then came to the University of Florida where he has been since. Sabin's research interest is in the theoretical description of the interaction of fast charged baryon projectiles with atomic and molecular targets, both as neutrals and ions. In this work, he uses molecular quantum mechanics to describe such interactions. In particular, he is interested in the mechanism of absorption of the projectile's mechanical energy by the target, where it is mostly converted to electronic energy, which is measured by the target's mean excitation energy. He has written some 250 articles in this and related fields. Sabin is editor of Advances in Quantum Chemistry and has been editor of the International Journal of Quantum Chemistry. He has edited some 90 volumes and proceedings.
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