September 13, 2010
When dealing with small sample concentrations of an unknown compound, the NMR region where a large solvent signal appears rarely gets a second look. However, a large NMR signal can easily obscure a small signal. From one elucidator to another, check the solvent signal for any structural signals.
In the 13C [1H] NMR spectrum below, how many signals are present?
If the spectrum is zoomed in, how many signals can be seen now?