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Unformatted text preview: iClicker Question • How much of the reading did you do? A. I didn’t have a chance. B. I quickly skimmed the reading. C. I read most of the reading. D. I read all of the assigned reading. Business • Add/drop deadline • TRUST – Necessary Skills List posted on blackboard – 3 TA Reviews – go to one – Friday lecture: • Exam 1 Training Consequences of the Uncertainty Principle • How could we measure the position of an electron? – Dilemma – use short or long wavelengths? • We cannot accurately determine the position and momentum of electrons at the same time. • How will electronic structure ever be described? Defining Electronic Structure with mathematics • “Quantum mechanics” uses complicated mathematics (calculus and operator algebra) to describe atomic structure. • These mathematics determine probabilities of electron position based on: – Attraction and repulsion – Particle masses – Magnitude, location and # of charges – Waveparticle duality Using statistics...
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 Fall '07
 Macedone
 Chemistry, Atom, Energy, Photon, Electrons

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