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Proton NMR: Sample Preparation

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Practise preparing a sample for proton NMR analysis, gaining familiarity with the equipment and procedure. Explore decisions on different aspects of the procedure, highlighting common errors and the consequences of poor sample preparation on spectrum quality.

Learning Outcomes

  • Familiarise yourself with the equipment used to prepare a proton NMR sample
  • Appreciate the practical considerations of preparing a sample
  • Identify common errors and understand the impact of these on resulting spectra
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Using Instruments and Equipment

  • What equipment is required to prepare a sample for NMR 
  • How to prepare a sample for 1H NMR analysis 
  • How much sample to add to the NMR tube 
  • How to correctly position the NMR tube in the probe

Obtaining and Recording Data

  • Why the amount of product and solvent used is important 
  • How common sample preparation errors negatively impact the spectra 

Working in a Safe Manner

  • Why care must be taken when handling and positioning the NMR tube 

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