HSC Chemistry: Mass Spectrometry


This is part of the HSC Chemistry course under the topic Analysis of Organic Substances. 

HSC Chemistry Syllabus

Investigate the processes used to analyse the structure of simple organic compounds addressed in the course, including but not limited to:

  • proton and carbon-13 NMR

  • mass spectrometry

  • infrared spectroscopy (ACSCH130)

    Mass Spectrometry

    This video explains how mass spectrometry works and how to read a mass spectrum of an organic molecule, at a level suitable for HSC Chemistry students.


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