Syllabus academic year 2009/2010
(Created 2009-08-11.)

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. Optional for: B4l, B4mb, K4l, K4m. Course coordinator: Kristofer Modig, och Jan-Erik Norne,, Biofysikalisk kemi. Prerequisites: KFK080 Thermodynamics or similar. Assessment: The final grade is based on problem sets, midterm exam and final exam. In addition, lab reports must pass. Home page:

The course aims at giving the student

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The course comprises two parts. The first part outlines a basic and general quantum mechanical description of molecular spectroscopy, including the interaction between radiation and matter, with examples of basic applications of optical (IR, UV/VIS, and fluorescence) spectroscopy. The second part treats modern spectroscopic techniques.

Atkins, P W & de Paula, J.: Physical Chemistry, 7th ed. OUP 2002. ISBN: 0-19-879285-9.
Räkneövningskompendium. Biofysikalisk kemi.
Laborationshandledningar. Biofysikalisk kemi.