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2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Organic Chemistry 5.13 September 5, 2003 Prof. Timothy F. Jamison Notes for Lecture #2 Organic Structure Determination: Infrared Spectroscopy (IR) Molecules of the Day Isoamyl acetate – banana Benzaldehyde – almonds (R)– Limonene – lemon, lime 1,4-Diaminobutane – a.k.a. putrescine Imagine that four unlabelled vials, each containing one of our four "Molecules of the Day", had somehow become mixed up. How could IR spectroscopy (instead of your
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Unformatted text preview: sense of smell) be employed to identify the contents of each vial? O O H O H 2 N NH 2 Three-Stage Strategy for Organic Structure Determination • Determine the molecular formula using elemental analysis and mass spectrometry • Identify the functional groups using infrared spectroscopy (IR) and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR). • Elucidate the connectivity using 1 H NMR (“proton NMR”) and 13 C NMR (“carbon NMR”) spectroscopy....
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