Recommended Texts

1.   A. Nitzan, Chemical Dynamics in Condensed Phases. (Oxford University Press, New York, 2006).

2.   G. C. Schatz and M. A. Ratner, Quantum Mechanics in Chemistry. (Dover Publications, Mineola, NY, 2002).

General References

3.   G. Baym, Lectures on Quantum Mechanics. (Benjamin/Cummings, London, 1969).

4.   C. Cohen-Tannoudji, B. Diu, and F. Lalöe, Quantum Mechanics. (Wiley-Interscience, Paris, 1977).

5.   J. L. McHale, Molecular Spectroscopy, 1st ed. (Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1999).

6.   E. Merzbacher, Quantum Mechanics, 3rd ed. (Wiley, New York, 1998).

7.   D. A. McQuarrie, Statistical Mechanics. (Harper and Row, New York, 1976).

8.   S. Mukamel, Principles of Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy. (Oxford University Press, New York, 1995).

9.   J. J. Sakurai, Modern Quantum Mechanics. (Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1994).

10.  D. J. Tannor, Introduction to Quantum Mechanics: A Time-Dependent Perspective. (University Science Books, Sausilito, CA, 2007).

Other references

Electromagnetic Waves

11.  J. D. Jackson, Classical Electrodynamics, 2nd ed. (John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1975).

Correlation Functions and Linear Response Theory

12.  B. J. Berne and R. Pecora, Dynamic Light Scattering. (R. E. Krieger Publishing Co., Malabar, FL, 1990).   B. J. Berne, "Time-Dependent Propeties of Condensed Media" in Physical Chemistry: An Advanced Treatise, Vol. VIIIB, edited by D. Henderson (Academic Press, New York, 1971).

13. D. Chandler, Introduction to Modern Statistical Mechanics. (Oxford University Press, New York, 1987).

14.  G.F. Mazenko, Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics. (Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2006).

15.  C. H. Wang, Spectroscopy of Condensed Media: Dynamics of Molecular Interactions. (Academic Press, Orlando, 1985).

16.  R. Zwanzig, Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics. (Oxford University Press, New York, 2001).

Density Matrix and Relaxation

17.  K. Blum, Density Matrix Theory and Applications. (Plenum Press, New York, 1981).

18.  C. P. Slichter, Principles of Magnetic Resonance with Examples from Solid State Physics. (Harper & Row, New York, 1963).

Vibrational Relaxation

19.  D. W. Oxtoby, Vibrational population relaxation in liquids, Adv. Chem. Phys. 47, 487-519 (1981).  J.L. Skinner, Semiclassical approximations to golden rule rate constants, J. Chem. Phys. 107, 8717 (1997). S.A. Egerov, E. Rabani, B.J. Berne, On the adequacy of mixed quantum-classical dynamics in condensed phase systems, J. Phys. Chem. B 103, 10978 (1999).


Marcus Theory and Electron Transfer

20.  P. F. Barbara, T. J. Meyer, and M. A. Ratner, Contemporary issues in electron transfer research, J. Phys. Chem. 100, 13148-13168 (1996).   J. Jortner, The temperature dependent activation energy for electron transfer between biological molecules, J. Chem. Phys. 64, 4860-4867 (1976).

Molecular Spectroscopy of Aggregates

21.  J. Knoester, "Optical Properties of Molecular Aggregates" in Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" Course CXLIX, edited by M. A. a. G. C. LaRocca (IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2002), pp. 149-186.

Semiclassical Approximation

22. S. A. Corcelli and J. L. Skinner, “Infrared and Raman Line Shapes of Dilute HOD in Liquid H2O and D2O from 10 to 90°C,” J. Phys. Chem. A 2005, 109, 6154-6165



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