University of Southern California

2019 Fall-CHEM 544: Introduction to Quantum Chemistry


This class provides an introduction to the basic principles of quantum mechanics and their applications to chemistry. A mathematics background substantially beyond proficiency in calculus (integration, differentiation, series), matrix representations, and linear algebra should not be necessary.
  • Textbook: Molecular Quantum Mechanics, Atkins and Friedman, 5th Edition.


Supplemental materials

Instructor: Prof. Susumu Takahashi
Office: LJS 152, TEL: (213) 821-3187

Lecture: Mon. and Wed. 2:00-3:20 pm (THH 118)

Office hour: 3:30-4:30 pm Wednesday or by appointment (LJS 152)

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