The following is an outline of the discussion of the theory of NMR. This presentation is appropriate for students taking a university pre-professional level of organic chemistry. Follow the discussion in the order below, or jump between topics using the navigation frame at the top of each page. A glossary of terms, a reference page of facts and summaries, and lists of equations and figures are also available from the navigation frame.
Tad Koch presents NMR theory in a lecture-style movie (c1993). You need Real Player to view this movie (see the movie page for details).
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