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The Department's strong record of achievement is solidly based on its pioneering advances in chemical research, its success in incorporating these advances into teaching and research programs, and its close relationship to government and industry.

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Recent Submissions

  • 5.61 Physical Chemistry, Fall 2013 

    Van Voorhis, Troy; Field, Robert (2013-12)
    This course presents an introduction to quantum mechanics. It begins with an examination of the historical development of quantum theory, properties of particles and waves, wave mechanics and applications to simple ...
  • 5.310 Laboratory Chemistry, Spring 2003 

    Schrenk, Janet; Gheorghiu, Mircea (2003-06)
    Laboratory Chemistry (5.310) introduces experimental chemistry for students requiring a chemistry laboratory who are not majoring in chemistry. Students must have completed general chemistry (5.111) and have completed ...
  • 5.04 Principles of Inorganic Chemistry II, Fall 2004 

    Nocera, Daniel G., 1957- (2004-12)
    Systematic presentation of the chemical applications of group theory. Emphasis on the formal development of the subject and its applications to the physical methods of inorganic chemical compounds. Against the backdrop of ...

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