Explain the origin of chemical shift in NMR spectra.


Explain the origin of chemical shift in NMR spectra.

Chemical shift:

The chemical shift is affected by the electronegativity of the neighboring groups as well as the electron density which shields the nucleus from the external magnetic field.

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In NMR or nuclear magnetic resonance, the electronegative atoms that are present in the nucleus tend to draw the electron density towards themselves,...

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