An Introduction to the Electronic Structure of Atoms and Molecules

Dr. Richard F.W. Bader 
Professor of Chemistry / McMaster University / Hamilton, Ontario


Preface
1.  The Nature of the Problem
2.  The New Physics
3.  The Hydrogen Atom
4.  Many-Electron Atoms
5.  Electronic Basis for the Properties of the Elements
6.  The Chemical Bond
7. Ionic and Covalent Binding
    Introduction
    Classification of Chemical Bonds
    Molecular Charge Distribution of Homonuclear Diatomic Molecules
    Dipole Moments and Polar Bonds
    Electronegativity
    Interaction Between Molecules
    Literature References
    Further Reading
    Problems
    Appendix
8.  Molecular Orbitals
Table of Contour Values
 



Further Reading

L. Pauling, The Nature of the Chemical Bond, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N. Y., 1960, third edition.