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Introduction to Spectroscopy
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Gain an understanding of the latest advances in spectroscopy with the text that has set the unrivaled standard for more than 30 years: Pavia/Lampman/Kriz/Vyvyan's INTRODUCTION TO SPECTROSCOPY, 4e. This comprehensive resource provides an unmatched systematic introduction to spectra and basic theoretical concepts in spectroscopic methods that create a practical learning resource whether you're an introductory student or someone who needs a reliable reference text on spectroscopy. This well-rounded introduction features updated spectra; a modernized presentation of one-dimensional nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy; the introduction of biological molecules in mass spectrometry; and inclusion of modern techniques alongside DEPT, COSY, and HECTOR. Count on this book's exceptional presentation to provide the comprehensive coverage you need to understand today's spectroscopic techniques.
About the Author
Donald L. Pavia is Professor of Chemistry at Western Washington University. He earned his B.S. degree in chemistry from Reed College, Portland, Oregon and his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. In 1970 he joined the faculty at Western Washington University as an assistant professor, and now holds the rank of Professor. Other interests include the use of computers in teaching organic chemistry, both for lecture presentation and for the simulation of laboratories. Professor Pavia is the author of several computer programs. His research interests center on the synthesis and reactions of valence tautomeric and photochromic compounds, especially pyrylium-3-oxide tautomers. Autoxidations are a special interest. Outside interests include classical music, opera, woodworking, metalworking, and collecting antique trains. He and his wife Neva-Jean have three children.
Table of Contents
1. Molecular Formulas and What Can Be Learned From Them. 2. Infrared Spectroscopy. 3. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Part One: Basic Concepts. 4. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Part Two: Carbon-13 Spectra, Including Heteronuclear Coupling With Other Nuclei. 5. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Part Three: Spin-Spin Coupling. 6. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Part Four: Other Topics in One-Dimensional NMR. 7. Ultraviolet Spectroscopy. 8. Mass Spectrometry. 9. Combined Structure Problems. 10. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Part Five: Advanced NMR Techniques. Answers to Selected Problems. Appendix 1: Infrared Absorption Frequencies of Functional Groups. Appendix 2: Some Representative Chemical Shift Values for Various Types of Protons. Appendix 3: Typical Proton Coupling Constants. Appendix 4: Calculation of Proton (1H) Chemical Shifts. Appendix 5: Calculation of Carbon-13 Chemical Shifts. Appendix 6: 13C Coupling Constants. Appendix 7: Tables of Precise Masses and Isotopic Abundance Ratios for Molecular Ions Under Mass 100 Containing Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, and Oxygen. Appendix 8: Common Fragment Ions Under Mass 105. Appendix 9: Handy-Dandy Guide to Mass Spectral Fragmentation Patterns. Appendix 10: Index of Spectra. Index.
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