An Introduction to the Electronic Structure of Atoms and Molecules

Dr. Richard F.W. Bader 
Professor of Chemistry / McMaster University / Hamilton, Ontario


Preface
1. The Nature of the Problem
    Introduction
    Some Important Experiments with Electrons and Light
    Units of Measurement used in Atomic Physics
    Further Reading
    Problems
2.  The New Physics
3.  The Hydrogen Atom
4.  Many-Electron Atoms
5.  Electronic Basis for the Properties of the Elements
6.  The Chemical Bond
7.  Ionic and Covalent Binding
8.  Molecular Orbitals
Table of Contour Values
 



Further reading

Any elementary introductory book on modem physics will describe the details of the experiments discussed in this section as well as other experiments, such as the Franck-Hertz experiment, which illustrate the quantum behaviour of atoms.