Introduction to Spectroscopy

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Cengage Learning, Mar 12, 2008 - Science - 752 pages
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Introduce your students to 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. Whether you use this comprehensive resource as the primary text in an upper-level spectroscopy course or as a companion book with an organic chemistry text, your students receive an unmatched systematic introduction to spectra and basic theoretical concepts in spectroscopic methods. This well-rounded introduction to spectroscopy 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.
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Molecular Formulas and What Can Be Learned from Them
Infrared Spectroscopy
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Part One Basic Concepts
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Part Two Carbon13 Spectra Including Heteronuclear Coupling with Other Nuclei
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Part Three SpinSpin Coupling
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Part Four Other Topics in OneDimensional NMR
Ultraviolet Spectroscopy
Mass Spectrometry
Combined Structure Problems
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Part Five Advanced NMR Techniques
Answers to Selected Problems

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Donald L. Pavia earned his BS degree in chemistry from Reed College and his PhD in organic chemistry from Yale University. In 1970, he joined the faculty at Western Washington University as Assistant Professor and now holds the rank of Professor Emeritus. He is the coauthor of two organic laboratory books that include techniques and experiments: INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC LABORATORY TECHNIQUES: A MICROSCALE APPROACH (Cengage Learning), and A SMALL SCALE APPROACH TO ORGANIC LABORATORY TECHNIQUES (Cengage Learning), as well as MICROSCALE AND MACROSCALE TECHNIQUES IN THE ORGANIC LABORATORY (Cengage Learning), which highlights techniques to be used with a faculty member's own experiments. He is a co-author, with Gary M. Lampman, George S. Kriz and James R. Vyvyan of an organic spectroscopy book, INTRODUCTION TO SPECTROSCOPY (Cengage Learning). Professor Pavia's research interests center on the synthesis and reactions of valence tautomeric and photochromic compounds, especially pyrylium-3-oxide tautomers. Autoxidations are a special interest. His other interests include the use of computers in teaching organic chemistry, both for lecture presentation and for the simulation of laboratories. He is the author of several computer programs. One such program is SQUALOR (Simulated Qualitative Organic Analysis) for which he won the 1986 EDUCOM/NCRIPTAL award. The program is designed for teaching the methods for solving organic unknowns.

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