Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Additional reading

Here are some links you might find useful. In particular, the animated tutorials are a good learning aid; they come from a textbook called Chemistry - the Science in Context by Gilbert, Kirss and Davies and published by WW Norton.
- has a great online resource called The Quantised World (you'll recognize some of the figures from the lecture book).
- Tutorials: Electromagnetic Radiation | Light Emission and Absorption | Bohr Model | De Broglie Wavelength | Quantum Numbers | Electron Configuration
- an excellent, if somewhat long, tutorial from Physics2000, on the Quantum Atom. It goes on to Beyond the Hydrogen Atom.
- Check out the Orbitron, a gallery of atomic orbitals and molecular orbitals.
- Brainiac's treatment of the Alkali Metals
- Army of Darkness
- Modern materials in the iPhone4

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