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NMR spectrum

  1. Jan 8, 2010 #1
    The NMR spectrum of CH3 CH2 OH consists of 3 bunches of spectral lines. the number of spectral lines in the bunch correspoding to CH2 group is ....?

    Answer is 4...how to do this ?...
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  3. Jan 9, 2010 #2


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    First of all - why do the lines split?
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  4. Jan 11, 2010 #3


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    In this case, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proton_NMR" [Broken] regarding spin-spin coupling.
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  5. Jan 11, 2010 #4
    There's coupling involved, look at the hydrogens connected on the "neighboring carbon". The wikipedia has an explanation for how that works. There's also a n+1 rule that works similarly for this situation.
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