IR Spectral Interpretation Workshop, Quiz 4

This quiz is a regular feature of the “IR Spectral Interpretation Workshop” column. In each installment, we present a quiz. The answers appear in the subsequent installment. (For previous quiz questions and answers, click here.)

What we teach in each installment should help you answer the quiz questions. 

Good luck and happy interpreting!

Quiz 4:

Do your best to assign all the peaks shown in the figure and table to determine the functional groups present. Then, put the functional groups together to come up with a proposed chemical structure. The answer will appear in the March 2016 issue.

The IR spectrum of a solid thin film measured in transmission.


Table: The peak positions for the new problem spectrum

2936 1464
2855 719


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