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Advanced Group Theoretical Techniques and Their Application to Magnetic Circular Dichroism

  • Susan B. Piepho
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 43)

Abstract

High symmetry coupling coefficients and the equations derived from them using the powerful methods of Racah algebra greatly simplify quantum mechanical calculations in high symmetry systems. All possible information based on symmetry alone is quickly obtained and thus the essential physical problem to be solved is uncovered. While the equations at first glance may have a horrifying complexity, they are actually quite simple to use. Wave functions need not be constructed and results may frequently be obtained by looking up a few coefficients in the appropriate tables.

Keywords

Matrix Element Magnetic Circular Dichroism Reduce Matrix Element Irreducible Tensor Repeated Representation 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan B. Piepho
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  1. 1.Department of ChemistryRandolph-Macon Woman’s CollegeLynchburgUSA

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