## Theoretical chemistry II: Reaction dynamics

**Contents**

- Classical dynamics
- Quantum treatment of molecular vibrations
- Time independent methods, stationary states
- Temporal development of wavepackets

- Applications: quantum dynamical calculation of molecular
- Eigenfunctions
- Spectra
- Scattering matrices
- Rate constants k(T)

**Aims**

- Basic understanding of the central pieces of theoretical reaction dynamics
- Familiarity with vibrational eigenfunctions and moving wavepackets
- Get a feeling for what and how things can be calculated, with how much effort, and how accurate

**Course material**

TC-II script, derivations