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Problem: What factors govern the position of an IR absorption peak? Select one or more correct answers. a) strength of the bond b) effect of a magnetic field on nucleus spin c) masses of the atoms involved in the bond d) the type of vibration being observed

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The factors governing the position of an IR absorption peak are:

Strength of bond:

↑ bond strength ↑ frequency

Triple bonds are stronger hence higher frequency

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What factors govern the position of an IR absorption peak? Select one or more correct answers. 

a) strength of the bond 

b) effect of a magnetic field on nucleus spin 

c) masses of the atoms involved in the bond 

d) the type of vibration being observed

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