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C-13 MAS NMR spectra of cis,cis-mucononitrile in liquid-crystalline media and in the solid state. Orientation of the carbon chemical-shift tensors

Ramanathan, KV and Suryaprakash, N and Khetrapal, CL and Becker, Edwin D and Eichele, Klaus and Wasylishen, Roderick E (1996) C-13 MAS NMR spectra of cis,cis-mucononitrile in liquid-crystalline media and in the solid state. Orientation of the carbon chemical-shift tensors. In: Journal of Magnetic Resonance - Series A, 123 (2). pp. 196-200.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/jmra.1996.0235

Abstract

The spinning sidebands observed in the C-13 MAS NMR spectra of cis,cis-mucononitrile oriented in liquid-crystalline media and of the neat sample in the solid state are studied. There are differences in the sideband intensity patterns in the two cases. These differences arise because the order parameters which characterize the orientation of the solute in the liquid-crystalline media differ for different axes. It is shown that, in general, the relative intensities of the sidebands contain information on the sign and magnitude of an effective chemical-shift parameter which is a function of the sum of the products of the principal components of the chemical-shift tensor and the corresponding order parameters with respect to the director. A method for obtaining the orientation of the carbon chemical-shift tensor is proposed. The carbon chemical-shift tensors obtained from gauge-including atomic orbital calculations are also presented for comparison. (C) 1996 Academic Press, Inc.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Sophisticated Instruments Facility
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2011 09:37
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2011 09:37
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/37057

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