# 20523 Quantum Theory II: The Chemical Bond

**Credits: **3 advanced credits in Chemistry or in Physics

**Prerequisites**: 36 credits, including Quantum Theory I, one version of the course General Chemistry (or both General Chemistry I and General Chemistry II), Organic Chemistry, Differential and Integral Calculus I (or Infinitesimal Calculus I). Students must also fulfill all **English** requirements and take **bibliographic instruction** in the Library.

Required: Computer Applications for the Sciences, Linear Algebra for Natural Science Students (or Linear Algebra I)

Recommended: Inorganic Chemistry; Symmetry: Mathematics, Chemistry; Differential and Integral Calculus II (or Infinitesimal Calculus II + Infinitesimal Calculus III)

**Author**: Inbal Tuvi-Arad

A continuation of **Quantum Theory I** (20522), this course expands on the foundations of chemical bonding.

**Topics**: Symmetry and group theory; The hydrogen molecular ion; Diatomic molecules; Polyatomic molecules.

1or **General Chemistry** (20477 or 20487), which is no longer offered.