Adam R. Johnson, Harvey Mudd College's blog

26 Jun 2014

Creative Commons and YOU

Submitted by Adam R. Johnson, Harvey Mudd College

If you’ve downloaded as many teaching materials from VIPEr as me (or even if you’ve only downloaded a learning object or two), you’ve probably noticed a header or footer on the document that says who wrote it, when it was uploaded, and then some strange text that looks something like this: “This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike License.

18 Apr 2014

A Graphical Approach to Ligand Group Orbitals

Submitted by Adam R. Johnson, Harvey Mudd College

It would be an understatement to say that I fell in love with molecular orbital theory as an undergraduate. My inorganic professor at Oberlin College, Marty Ackermann, introduced us to SALCs and group theory. Two years later, I plowed through all the math in Cotton’s book at MIT and then I got to (yes, GOT to) TA the course two of the following three years (LC member Betsy Jamieson was one of my first students). My approach to MO theory and LGO generation is intuitive and graphical.

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