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Infrared Spectroscopy

General reference: http://www.prenhall.com/settle/chapters/ch15.pdf

  1. Understand the quantum treatment of molecular vibrations; be able to apply equation listed in the first reference.

    http://www2.chemistry.msu.edu/faculty/reusch/VirtTxtJml/Spectrpy/InfraRed/irspec1.htm#

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDTIJgIh86E&feature=channel_page

    http://orgchem.colorado.edu/hndbksupport/irtutor/IRtheory.pdf

    http://infrared.als.lbl.gov/content/web-links

  2. Be able to explain what kinds of motions molecules are undergoing when they absorb IR radiation.

    http://www2.chemistry.msu.edu/faculty/reusch/VirtTxtJml/Spectrpy/InfraRed/infrared.htm#ir2

  3. Be able to explain the advantages of Fourier transform spectrometers, and how the Michelson interferometer works.

    http://www.files.chem.vt.edu/chem-ed/data/fourier.html

    http://www3.wooster.edu/Chemistry/analytical/ftir/default.html