The links below constitute a collection of ‘miscellanea’ such as tutorials and info
pages on various topics that might be of interest to other researchers, to students, or
other individuals interested in some of the background of our research. Download
links are also provided on occasion (see the separate Downloads page for additional
Please follow this link for information regarding Jochen’s textbook Quantum Theory for Chemical Applications (QTCA). An errata sheet and supplementary material for the book can also be downloaded from that web page.
Circularly and Linearly Polarized Light and Optical Activity
Chirality without an asymmetric carbon
Analyzing calculated NMR parameters: Why is this particular NMR
parameter so large / small /weird / ... ?
‘Orbital-rotation’ models for analyzing NMR shielding, and tables of
orbital rotations for p-, d-, and f-orbitals
Graphical representations of rank-2 tensors
Crystal field Hamiltonian and atomic shell splitting
Atomic spinors (spin-orbit eigenfunctions) expressed in a basis of atomic spin orbitals, and matrix elements of the angular momentum and Zeeman operators
Using LaTeX: Pros and Cons
Font setup with XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX and fontspec
Tips for writing your research paper/your thesis/your book, using LaTeX
LaTeX to Word conversion
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