It is a superb book, to be greatly appreciated and treasured by generations of students to come. --Richard Zare, Stanford University
An excellent modern physical chemistry course that should inspire us to rethink our curriculum. --Journal of Chemical Education
About the Author
John D. Simon became the first George B. Geller Professor of Chemistry at Duke University in 1998. He is currently Chair Chemistry Department at Duke and a faculty member of the Biochemistry, and Ophthalmology Departments of the Duke Medical Center. John graduated from Williams College in 1979 with a B.A. in Chemistry and received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1983. After a postdoctoral fellowship with Professor Mostafa El-Sayed at UCLA, John joined the faculty of the Department of Chemistry at UCSD in 1985.