Reference Materials

Reference Materials

  1. Randy Dumont’s book, An Emergent Reality Part 2. Quantum Mechanics (courtesy of Randy Dumont)

  2. Prof. Fang Liu’s python-based quantum tutorial examples.

  3. My friend Prof. Raghu Ramakrishnan’s numerical quantum chemistry repository has some great examples. His GitHub organization has even more interesting and relevant material.

  4. A similar Jupyter Book course from Iowa State University by Davit Potoyan.

  5. From Newton to Schrödinger (Paul’s notes)

  6. The Particle in a Box (Paul’s notes)

  7. Notes on the Analogy between Quantum Mechanics’ Math and Linear Algebra

  8. The Harmonic Oscillator (courtesy of Rogelio Cuevas-Saavedra)

  9. Rogelio’s Slides from Brock University (courtesy of Rogelio Cuevas-Saavedra)

  10. The (Heisenberg) Uncertainty Principle(Paul’s notes)

  11. Jack Simon’s video on the Born-Oppenheimer Approximation and Electronic Wavefunctions

  12. The Born-Oppenheimer Approximation and the Molecular Potential Energy Surface (Paul’s notes)

  13. The (Hydrogenic) 1-electron atom (Paul’s notes)

  14. The (Helium-like) 2-electron atom (Paul’s notes)

  15. The many-electron atom (Paul’s notes)

  16. Molecular wavefunctions (Paul’s notes)

  17. Spectroscopy (Paul’s notes)

  18. Notes on time-dependent perturbation and spectroscopy from MIT

  19. Quantum Mechanics in Chemistry by Jack Simons and Jeff Nichols (free online textbook)

  20. An Introduction to Theoretical Chemistry, 2nd edition by Jack Simons. (free online textbook)

  21. Seymour Blinder’s online Quantum Chemistry Notes These are really excellent.

  22. David Sherrill’s introductory to quantum chemistry notes Anything by David Sherrill is well worth reading. He writes beautifully!

  23. Chemistry Libre Texts, including MacQuarrie and Simon, Chapters 1-15, Chang’s Biophysical Chemistry, and the notes

  24. Online materials from MIT’s Quantum Chemistry courses in 2005, 2007, 2013, 2017, and 2018.

  25. Online courses from EdX and Coursera.