CHEDTuesday, 12 September 2006

1:30 PM-4:45 PM San Francisco Marriott -- Salon 6, Oral
Teaching Quantum Concepts in Chemistry
Organizers:Dan Dill
Morton Z. Hoffman
Organizer, Presiding:Peter Garik
1:30 PMIntroductory Remarks
1:35 PMQuantum mechanics for chemists: The issues
Peter Atkins
2:00 PMFour determinants of the ground-state electronic structure of matter: The only quantum mechanics that's needed in general chemistry
Christopher E. D. Chidsey
2:25 PMTeaching the essence of quantum concepts: Light jiggles electrons, jiggling electrons make light
Dan Dill, Peter Garik, Morton Z. Hoffman
2:50 PMIntermission
3:00 PMVirtual ChemLab Project: Using the quantum laboratory simulation to promote quantum concepts and ideas
Brian F. Woodfield, Matthew C. Asplund
3:25 PMPhotoelectron imaging: Modern research techniques in quantum chemistry teaching
Richard Mabbs, Andrei Sanov
3:50 PMTime-dependent Schrödinger equation in undergraduate physical chemistry
Garth J. Simpson
4:15 PMQuantum concepts: A primitive, pictorial viewpoint for general chemistry
Jerry A. Bell
4:40 PMConcluding Remarks

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The 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 10-14, 2006