Introduction to group theory for molecules and solids

Topical course given by Andrea Dal Corso

Start: 01-06-2018 End: 31-07-2018 Room: 131
Schedule: Thu 14:30 - 17:00

Program

  • Introduction to the symmetry of molecules and solids.
  • Abstract theory of finite groups.
  • Introduction to the theory of representations.
  • The 32 crystallographic point groups.
  • Symmetry classification of the vibrational modes of a molecule.