Martin Quack: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2012

Name Prof. em. Dr. Martin Quack
FieldPhysikalische Chemie
Address
Inst. Mol. Phys. Wiss.
ETH Zürich, HCI E 235
Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1-5/10
8093 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telephone+41 44 632 44 21
Fax+41 44 632 10 21
E-mailquack@ir.phys.chem.ethz.ch
DepartmentChemistry and Applied Biosciences
RelationshipProfessor emeritus

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
402-0551-00LLaser Seminar0 credits1ST. Esslinger, J. Faist, J. Home, A. Imamoglu, U. Keller, F. Merkt, M. Quack, M. Sigrist, E. H. Türeci, H. J. Wörner
AbstractResearch colloquium
Objective
529-0442-00LAdvanced Kinetics6 credits3GM. Quack, T. Schmidt
AbstractFoundations of advanced experimental methods of reaction kinetics (with time resolved UV-VIS, IR, EPR and NMR spectroscopy). Kinetic studies of primary processes in simple and complex systems on time scales of attoseconds up to seconds. Theory of chemical reactions. Fundamentals of electrochemical kinetics: electron transfer, elementary processes, electrocatalysis.
ObjectiveFoundations of advanced experimental methods of reaction kinetics (with time resolved UV-VIS, IR, EPR and NMR spectroscopy). Kinetic studies of primary processes in simple and complex systems on time scales of attoseconds up to seconds. Theory of chemical reactions. Fundamentals of electrochemical kinetics: electron transfer, elementary processes, electrocatalysis.
ContentSurvey of advanced experimental techniques for the study of chemical reactions (time resolved optical spectroscopies, time resolved EPR, NMR, molecular beam methods, non time resolved spectroscopic techniques). Advanced applications to simple and complex molecular systems and to biological problems.
Advanced applications of generalized first order kinetics. Pauli equation. Master equation treatments of inter- and intramolecular energy transfer, polymerisation reactions, laser chemistry.
Advanced treatments of diffusion and diffusion controlled reactions in solution.
Photochemical reactions and photochemical primary processes.
Quantum dynamics of molecules as primary process of chemical reactions, tunnelling, quantum scattering, mode selective chemistry and coherent control.
Generalized transition state theory of chemical reactions, statistical adiabatic channel model, variational transition state theory.
Review of electrochemical thermodynamics, description electrochemical kinetics, Butler-Volmer equation, Tafel kinetics, simple electrochemical reactions, electron transfer, Marcus Theory, fundamentals of electrocatalysis, elementary reaction processes, rate-determining steps in electrochemical reactions, practical examples and applications.
529-0479-00LTheoretical Chemistry, Molecular Spectroscopy and Dynamics1 credit2SF. Merkt, M. Quack, M. Reiher, H. J. Wörner
AbstractSeminar on theoretical chemistry, molecular spectroscopy and dynamics (research seminar)
Objective
529-0491-00LSeminar in Computational Chemistry C40 credits2SH. P. Lüthi, M. Quack, M. Reiher, W. F. van Gunsteren
AbstractResearch seminar with invited lecturers
Objective
529-0495-00LSeminar on Special Problems in Physical Chemistry1 credit2SM. Quack
AbstractTreatment of selected problems of physical chemistry.
ObjectiveUnderstanding and ability to treat selected problems of physical chemistry.
ContentSelected problems of physical chemistry (Research Seminar).
529-0499-00LPhysical Chemistry1 credit1KB. H. Meier, G. Jeschke, F. Merkt, M. Quack, M. Reiher, R. Riek, T. Schmidt, W. F. van Gunsteren, H. J. Wörner
AbstractSeminar series covering current developments in Physical Chemistry
Objective