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Chemistry is of enormous importance in everyday life: almost everything that exists, and all that we see, make and eat is composed of molecules. The unravelling of molecular structure is a key activity of chemists. In these three video tracks, Dr Mike Bullivant looks briefly at three of the spectroscopic techniques that are used to determine the structure of chemical compounds - infrared spectroscopy, proton (1H) and 13C nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) spectroscopy, and mass spectrometry. This material is taken from The Open University course S205 The molecular world.

By: The OpenLearn team (The Open University,)

  • Duration 15 mins
  • Updated Tuesday 13th April 2010
  • Posted under Chemistry
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Track 1: Molecular Science: Spectrometry

A short introduction to this album.

© The Open University 2009

Tracks in this podcast:

Track   Title Description
1 Molecular Science: Spectrometry    A short introduction to this album. Play now Molecular Science: Spectrometry
2 Infra-red Spectrometry    Preparing samples for infra-red spectroscopy Play now Infra-red Spectrometry
3 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance    Preparing samples for 1H and 13C nmr spectroscopy Play now Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
4 Mass Spectrometry    Analysis by mass spectrometry Play now Mass Spectrometry




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