Chemistry 8160, Fall Semester 2009

Week of August 24 M: "Electromagnetic radiation interacts with matter"
W: Assignment #1: FSK 4/e Problems #1-10
F: IR Spectroscopy
Week of August 31 W: Assignment #2: FSK 4/e Problems #11-20
Week of September 7 M: No Meeting, LABOR DAY
W: Assignment #3: FSK 4/e Problems #31-40
W: Rotational Finestructure. F: Raman Spectroscopy
Week of September 14 M: Raman Spectroscopy
W: Assignment: Work old tests; works exam#1 FS07 and exam#1 FS08.
F: Test#1
Week of September 21 W: Assignment #4: FSK 4/e Problems 58-64 (only 7 problems this time)
All week on basics of the NMR experiment: spin, magn. moment, Zeeman effect, magnetization, effects of RF absorption, FID.
Week of September 28 M: delta, sigma-dia, sigma-para, and anisotropic effects (alkynes, benzene)
W: delta prediction; F: spin-spin coupling mechanism
W: Assignment #5: Chem. Shift Pred. using Pretsch, based on FSK 4/e (60, 70-73 & 77)
Week of October 5 All week on CNMR: Abundance (no 13C-13C coupling), 13C-H decoupling, NOE for 13C-H, (2nI+1) rule, CNMR increment systems, CNMR of solvents
F: Assignment #6: Chem. Shift Pred. using Pretsch, based on FSK 4/e (84, 88, 89 & 95)
Week of October 12 M: Assignment: Work old tests (handout 10/9).
NMR all week: Solvents, NOE & T1, 13C-coupling to F, P, etc.
F: Test#2
Week of October 19 HNMR all week: Spin-Spin Coupling, Chapter 5
W: Assignment #7: Multiplet Analysis, FSK 4/e (315 - 324)
F: Computer Lab: NMR Spectrum Simulation
Week of October 26 M: Chapter 5 wrap-up. W: Start Chapter 6.
W: Assignment #8: Reading on Intramolecular Proton Transfer
Week of November 2 M: NMR (Chiral) Shift Reagents.
W, F: MO Theory of UV/Vis spectroscopy (Chapter 7)
F: Assignment #9: UV/Vis Focus Module, FSK 4/e (101, 103-105, 110)
Week of November 9 M: DA-Substitution, UV/Vis Increment Systems
W: Franck-Condon Factor. Assignment: Prepare for T#3
F: Test#3
Week of November 16 M: Luminescence: Fluorescence & Phosphorescence
W: Assignment #10: Focus on 2D-NMR, FSK 4/e (292 - 301)
F: Chapter 8: Ionization Methods (EI, CI, FAB, LDI, MALDI)
Week of November 23 THANKSGIVING BREAK
Week of November 30 W: Assignment #11: Focus on 2D-NMR, FSK 4/e (305 - 309)
Week of December 7 W: Last Lecture, Assignment: Work old tests.
M, 12/14, 9 - 11 am: Final