Lec 22. The Born-Oppenheimer Approximation and H2+

Lec 22. Quantum Principles -- The Born-Oppenheimer Approximation and H2+ --
Instructor: A.J. Shaka, Ph.D
Recorded on March 03, 2014.

Index of Topics:
1:03 The Born-Oppenheimer Approximation
4:09 Notation
6:14 Born-Oppenheimer Approximation
7:55 The Wavefunction Factorizes
9:52 The Electronic Hamiltonian
11:06 Potential Surfaces
12:43 H2+
22:43 Variational Approach For H2+
28:39 Matrix Elements
32:06 The Energy Functional
34:13 Applying the Variational Principle
41:04 Back to H2+
42:28 Practice Problem 28

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