1.- Introduction to quantum mechanics. Theoretical basis of atomic and molecular physics
2.- Basic tools of quantum mechanics: wave functions, operators, Schrödinger equation, stationary states, uncertainty principle
3.- Elementary applications: free particle, particle-in-a-box, harmonic oscillator
4.- Central forces. Angular momentum. One-electron atom.
5.- Approximation methods. Variational and perturbational approaches
6.- Electrons as identical particles. Spin. Many-electron atoms. Orbitals
7.- Diatomic molecules. Born-Oppenheimer approximation. Introduction to chemical bond and molecular symmetry
8.- Interaction of atoms and molecules with e.m. radiation.