Course Offerings: Winter 2023

CHEM 727/7270 - Separations

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: J. Pawliszyn | Discipline: Analytical | Campus: Waterloo
Material to be covered will be drawn from the topics outlined below: SEPARATIONS IN ENGINEERING AND ANALYTICAL PROCESSES UNIT PROCESSES: (Distillation, Extraction, Membrane Separation, Intermolecular Interactions) SAMPLE PREPARATION TECHNIQUES: LLE, SPE, SPME, SFE MEMBRANE SEPARATIONS CHROMATOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES Gas (GLC, GSC); Liquid (LLC, LSC, GPC, IEC, Affinity); Supercritical Fluid Chromatography (SFC) PHYSIOCHEMICAL ...

CHEM 731/7310-01 - Nucleic Acids: Structure and Function

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: T. Dieckmann | Discipline: Biochemistry | Campus: Waterloo
Discussion of specialized topics related to the research interests of the members of the Centre. For example, recent offerings have included: Metalloproteins and Metalloenzymes; Heme Proteins; Chemistry of Enzymatic Reaction Mechanisms; Peptides – Synthesis, Structure and Function; Food Enzymology; Advanced Microbial Physicology; NMR in Biological Systems. Course Description: This course covers advanced topics in structure and function of nucleic ...

CHEM 731/7310-02 - Toxicology

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: W. Gabryelski | Discipline: Biochemistry | Campus: Guelph
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CHEM 740/7400-01 - Quantum Mechanics in Chemistry

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: M. Nooijen | Discipline: Theoretical | Campus: Waterloo
In the winter 2023 term the focus of the course will be electronic structure theory and some discussions of vibrational problems and coupled electronic-nuclear motion (non-adiabatic systems). The course will cover a description of the basic electronic structure problem introducing an atomic orbital basis set, Slater determinants and the Slater-Condon rules. Then we will cover Hartree-Fock theory in fair detail, and briefly discuss density functional theory, in analogy to Hartree-Fock.  We ...

CHEM 740/7400-02/QIC 890 - Spin-based Quantum Information Processing

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: J.D. Baugh | Discipline: Theoretical |
This course is inspired by recent experimental advances in the field of solid-state quantum information processing (QIP), especially electron spin qubits realized in semiconductor nanostructures (“artificial atoms”). It begins by covering the fundamentals of spin and angular momentum, QIP, semiconductor physics, quantum transport, and quantum dots. The course aims to equip students to fully comprehend the research literature in the spin qubit and related ...

CHEM 750/7500-01 - Heterogeneous Electrocatalysis

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: L. Chen | Discipline: Physical | Campus: Guelph
1. Introduce basic concepts in heterogeneous catalysis 2. Provide systematic, first principles approach to the science of surface reactivity 3. Unify heterogeneous catalysis and electro-catalysis 4. Illustrate by examples, primarily in energy transformations ...

CHEM 750/7500-02 - Electronic Structure and Properties of Materials

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: P. Radovanovic | Discipline: Physical | Campus: Waterloo
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CHEM 7500-03 / NANO 602 - Structure and Spectroscopy of Nanoscale Materials

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: P. Radovanovic | Discipline: Physical | Campus: Waterloo
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CHEM 750/7500-04 - Atomic and Molecular Clusters

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: S. Hopkins | Discipline: Physical | Campus: Waterloo
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CHEM 760/7600 - Carbohydrate Chemistry

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: F.I. Auzanneau | Discipline: Organic | Campus: Guelph
COURSE OUTLINE AND TOPICS COVERED Structure of monosaccharides: configurations, ring size, conformations, mutarotation, anomeric effect Biological relevance of carbohydrates: disaccharides, oligosaccharides, polysaccharides, biosynthesis and synthetic biochemical tools Carbohydrate Synthetic Chemistry: A. Protecting groups in carbohydrate chemistry and synthetic strategies: Alkyls, acyls, silyls, acetals and ketals, selectivity etc… The ...

CHEM 773/7730 - Advanced Polymerization Techniques

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: X. Wang | Discipline: Polymer | Campus: Waterloo
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CHEM 784/7840 - Foundations of Chemistry and Biochemistry Research Literature Review

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: D. O'Flaherty | | Campus: Guelph
CHEM 784(0) is a required one term course for all graduate students who are enrolled for an MSc degree; students must complete the requirements for CHEM 784(0) within their first two terms in the program and are strongly encouraged to take this course in their first term. CHEM 784(0) is offered in Fall and Winter terms. The main goal of CHEM 784(0) is to encourage MSc students to learn to use scientific literature at an early stage of their program, to stimulate in-depth thinking ...