Category: Quantum Mechanics

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How can Spin-Orbit-Coupling allow interactions between states with different multiplicities?

Here’s a longer sketch of what Paul’s comment is describing. In the absence of spin–orbit…

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Why is manganese(II) colored although the transition should be spin-forbidden?

Selection rules The intensity of the transition from a state to a state is governed…

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Dynamic versus static electronic correlation

In quantum chemistry, when a nomenclature in which one distinguishes between “static” and “dynamic” correlation…