Simple Proton Spectra from Complex Spin Systems: Pure Shift NMR Spectroscopy Using BIRD


  • This work was supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (Grant Number EP/H024336/1, EP/I007989/1, and EP/E05899X/1).


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Turning multiplets into singlets: Bilinear rotation decoupling (BIRD) allows broadband homonuclear decoupling of proton NMR spectra even when spins are very strongly coupled, as in the two aromatics shown.