Molecular Spectroscopy and Quantum Dynamics

Molecular Spectroscopy and Quantum Dynamics

1st Edition - September 18, 2020

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  • Editors: Roberto Marquardt, Martin Quack
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128172353
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128172346

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Molecular Spectroscopy and Quantum Dynamics, an exciting new work edited by Professors Martin Quack and Roberto Marquardt, contains comprehensive information on the current state-of-the-art experimental and theoretical methods and techniques used to unravel ultra-fast phenomena in atoms, molecules and condensed matter, along with future perspectives on the field.

Key Features

  • Contains new insights into the quantum dynamics and spectroscopy of electronic and nuclear motion
  • Presents the most recent developments in the detection and interpretation of ultra-fast phenomena
  • Includes a discussion of the importance of these phenomena for the understanding of chemical reaction dynamics and kinetics in relation to molecular spectra and structure


Undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students and industry professionals working in the field of molecular spectroscopy and quantum dynamics

Table of Contents

  • Preface by the editors, introducing the aims and contents of the book and also the new SI system and fundamental constants from 2019
    1. Foundations of Time Dependent Quantum Dynamics of Molecules Under Isolation and in Coherent Electromagnetic Fields
    Roberto Marquardt, Martin Quack
    2. Exact Numerical Methods for Stationary-State-Based Quantum Dynamics of Complex Polyatomic Molecules
    Attila G. Császár, Csaba Fábri, Tamás Szidarovszky
    3. 2D Strong-Field Spectroscopy to Elucidate Impulsive and Adiabatic Ultrafast Electronic Control Schemes in Molecules
    Hendrike Braun, Tim Bayer, Matthias Wollenhaupt, Thomas Baumert
    4. Attosecond Molecular Dynamics and Spectroscopy
    Denitsa Baykusheva, Hans Jakob Wörner
    5. Electronic Decay Cascades in Chemical Environment
    Kirill Gokhberg, Alexander I. Kuleff, Lorenz, S. Cederbaum
    6. Ab Initio Semiclassical Evaluationof Vibrationally Resolved Electronic Spectra With Thawed Gaussians
    Jirí Vanícek, Tomislav Begušic
    7. Atomic and Molecular Tunneling Processes in Chemistry
    Martin Quack, Georg Seyfang
    8. Ultrafast Femtosecond Dynamics and High-Resolution Spectroscopy of Molecular Cations
    Toshiaki Ando, Atsushi Iwasaki, Kaoru Yamanouchi
    9. Quantum Dynamics in Water Clusters
    Marko T. Cvitaš, Jeremy O. Richardson

Product details

  • No. of pages: 374
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: September 18, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128172353
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128172346

About the Editors

Roberto Marquardt

Roberto Marquardt works in the fields of theoretical optical spectroscopy of molecules in the gas phase and at interfaces, quantum chemistry and quantum dynamics.

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratoire de Chimie Quantique, Institut de Chimie, Université de Strasbourg, France

Martin Quack

Martin Quack works on molecular kinetics and spectroscopy with particular interest in molecular quantum dynamics and symmetries, molecular chirality and parity violation.

Affiliations and Expertise

ETH Zurich, Laboratorium fur Physikalische Chemie, CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland

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