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CHEM 201 Advanced Chemistry Laboratory

Chem 201 Lab 3: NMR

Lab 3: High Resolution NMR

Equipment:

Chem Dept Agilent (Varian) 500 MHz NMR with VnmrJ software

Handouts:

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  • D.P. Shoemaker, C.W. Garland, & J.W. Nibler, Expt 44: NMR determination of keto-enol equilibrium constants, Experiments in Physical Chemistry, 5th Ed, McGraw-Hill, NY, 1989, pp 522-531
  • H.E. Gottlieb, V. Kotlyar & A. Nudelman: NMR chemical shifts of common laboratory solvents as trace impurities. J. Org. Chem. 62: 7512-7515, 1997.
  • J.L. Burdett & M.T. Rogers, Keto-enol tautomerism in β-dicarbonyls studied by NMR spectroscopy. I. Proton chemical shifts and equilibrium constants of pure compounds, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 86: 2105-9, 1964
  • M.T. Rogers & J.L. Burdett, Keto-enol tautomerism in β-dicarbonyls studied by NMR spectroscopy. II. Solvent effects on proton chemical shifts and on equilibrium constants, Can. J. Chem. 43: 1516-26, 1965
  • R.M. Claramunt, C. Lopez, M.D.S. Maria, D. Sanz & J. Elguero: The use of NMR spectroscopy to study tautomerism. Prog. Nucl. Magn. Reson. Spectrosc. 49: 169-206, 2006.
  • New York Times 1-8-2008 Science Times article on the discovery of superconductivity

References:

  • D.A. Skoog, F.J. Holler & S.R. Crouch, Principles of Instrumental Analysis, 6th ed, 2007: Chap 19: Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
  • R.M. Silverstein & F.X. Webster, Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds, 6th Ed., 1998, (Cook Library: QD272.S6 S55 1998)
    • Chapter 4: Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry (with appendices), pp. 144-216
  • J.B. Lambert, H.F. Shurvell, D.A. Lightner, & R.G. Cooks, Organic Structural Spectroscopy, 1998, Chapters 2 & 3 (Cook Library: QD272.S6 O74 1998)
  • R.S. Macomber, A Complete Introduction to Modern NMR Spectroscopy, 1998 (Baily-Howe: QD96.N8 M3 1998; on reserve in the Cook Library)
Also useful for FT-NMR in general:
  • R.W. King & K.R. Williams, The Fourier-transform in chemistry Part 1. Nuclear magnetic resonance: Introduction, J. Chem. Ed.66: A213-9 (1989).
  • R.W. King & K.R. Williams, The Fourier-transform in chemistry Part 2. Nuclear magnetic resonance: The single pulse experiment, J. Chem. Ed. 66: A243-8 (1989).
  • R.W. King & K.R. Williams, The Fourier-transform in chemistry - NMR: A glossary of NMR terms, J. Chem. Ed.67: A100-5(1989).

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