Vibrational Spectroscopy: Definition & Types


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What is vibrational spectroscopy?

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1. What is the fingerprint region of a vibrational spectroscopy output?

2. What type of vibrations does IR spectroscopy use?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With help from this short quiz and worksheet, you can effectively gauge your understanding of vibrational spectroscopy. Topics these assessments cover include the definition of vibrational spectroscopy and types of vibrations used by different types of spectroscopy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize this quiz and worksheet to check your knowledge of the following:

  • Definition of vibrational spectroscopy
  • Fingerprint region of a vibrational spectroscopy output
  • Types of vibrations used by IR and Raman spectroscopy
  • Cleanest type of vibrational spectroscopy output

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast types of vibrations used by IR and Raman spectroscopy
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key phrases like vibrational spectroscopy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the fingerprint region of a vibrational spectroscopy output

Additional Learning

Accompanying this quiz and worksheet is a lesson called Vibrational Spectroscopy: Definition & Types. Review this lesson anytime to learn about the following:

  • What a compound's fingerprint can be used to determine
  • Differences between infrared and Raman vibrational spectroscopy
  • What can be identified by looking at an IR spectra fingerprint