Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    C=C Stretching Mode

    Not what you're looking for? Search our solutions OR ask your own Custom question.

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    Explain why the C=C stretching mode gives rise to a rather weak IR band in 1-methylcyclohexane, while in its isomer, methylenecyclohexene, the band is of medium to strong intensity.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 24, 2021, 5:05 pm ad1c9bdddf

    Solution Preview

    For IR spectroscopy, we are talking about molecular vibrations. It is actually commonly known as vibrational spectroscopy. Vibrations in the molecules ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution provides a short but descriptive explanation for why the C=C stretching mode results in weak IR banding.