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The Joint 29th Congress Ampere-13th ISMAR International Conference  August 2-7, 1998 TU Berlin
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Abstract in the proceedings of ISMAR-CA'98 on page 501
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Abstract in the proceedings of ISMAR-CA'98 on page 502
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An illustration of divided magnetic dipoles
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A depiction of benzene susceptibiliy tensor in full
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Benzene susceptibility divided into 25 groups
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Position coordinates/location of dipole origins
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Calculated Shielding Components and Diagonalized values
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The pictorial depiction of symmetry of calculated tensor orientations
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Calculation at proton 1 with 24 & 25 groups
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Consideration of Ethylene situation
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Results and Discussion
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Results summarized

IIT/Madras Annual Chemistry Meet & CRSI Mid Year Meeting
July 12-13, 2006

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Find in the Poster lists, Dr.S.Aravamudhan's poster as PP108 .
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The context of (intermolecular and intramolecular) NMR chemical shifts



Department of Chemistry

North Eastern Hill University

PO NEHU Campus Mawkynroh Umshing

SHILLONG 793022 Meghalaya


The simplest method by which the trends of the contributions to induced fields at a nuclear site can become sensible to a chemist is the most popular point-dipole approximation. Obviously as one begins to learn the application of the point dipole approximation in the contexts of the trends in NMR chemical shifts, it seems at the same time a beginning has been made to learn more about the limitations of this approach. Earlier1 there had been efforts to point out the approaches to contain the applications in conformity with the limitations. The recent publication2 on the Biphenyl molecule, using the HR PMR Studies in solids with the theoretical calculations on chemical shifts, seems to be revealing further the conflicts which arise (with indications to possible compromises and reconciliations) while trying to interpret the experimental results.

In this presentation, the salient general features would be enumerated. This would convince that the equations derived using the point dipole approximation justifiably prevails in all the contexts. Considerations of the point dipole approximation is the factor which can resolve conflicts either because its application is valid in a specific context or because a specific significance gets attributed when the magnetic dipole model does not explain the experimental trends convincingly.


  1. S.Aravamudhan, �Investigating the Feasibility of Calculating Intramolecular Shielding Tensors Using Magnetic Dipole Model� , POSTER presented at the Joint ISMAR-CA�98: Section P10 on �Theoretical Aspects of NMR� : Page 501-502, Proceedings of the Joint 29th Congress Ampere -13th ISMAR International Conference, Aug. 2-7, 1998, at Technical University, Berlin. and

  1. �The proton nuclear magnetic shielding tensors in biphenyl: Experiment and theory�, Frank Sch�nborn, Heike Schmitt, Herbert Zimmermann, Ulrich Haeberlen, Cl�mence Corminboeuf, Gisbert Gro�mann, Thomas Heine, in Journal of Magnetic Resonance, Vol. 175, (2005) pages 52-64. (Available online at )




 Excerpt from Reference No:2 cited in Abstract 

J.Mag.Res., 175, (2005), p 59


Column 2, count: 24th line from bottom of column

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Because we use Eq.(5) together with atom and bond susceptibilities that add up to the experimentally measured molecular susceptibility tensor [36], we think that the intermolecular shielding contributions obtained by the quantum chemical method should be scaled such that, for large distances Rjk , they match those from Eq.(5). The optimum scale factor turns out to be S = 0.87


Comment by S.Aravamudhan: [  Reference UH ]

The result as above from these authors is an effective information to arrive at the conclusion in the closing line of the Abstract above for the CRSI meeting in July 2006. In quantum mechanical (chemical) calculations when a variety of functional forms (from the point of view of ease of computational evaluations of matrix elements) are tried out for describing the orbital used for constructing basis sets, it becomes necessary to monitor the trends of the functions at closer nuclear distances and at farther distances (at infinity). That the equation based on magnetic dipole model must be considered to examine these trends seems a natural outcome of the intuitively appealing  "lumped magnetic moment" over the distributive "magnetic susceptibility" due to charge circulations. The magnetic dipole description is inadequate at closer distances and the efforts of S.Aravamudhan had been to improve the "range of closer distances [  CLICK HERE for an Illustration ]" for the validity of point dipole approximation.

At the links below find some of the earlier Communications from Ulrich Haeberlen, the Author in the reference cited above for the results of Experiment and Theory on BIPHENYL.  Display page and Go To Section 4 Display URL and Jump to EVENT-III The ICMM2006 at SLIET,Longowal,INDIA   
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Acceptance of Abstract: To be Presented as POSTER #PP-102
Communication from organizers as copied below

----- Original Message -----
From: Chemistry Conference
To: S Aravamudhan
Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2006 1:16 AM
Subject: RE: General Body Meeting of CRSI in Chennai

Dear Dr. Aravamudhan:
Your paper has been accepted for poster preswentation and official acceptance
letter will be sent in a day or two. Looking forward to seeing you in Chennai.
With best wishes,
G. Sundararajan

Dear Fellow Chemist:
Thank you for registering to participate in the meet planned for July 12-13, 2006.
The abstract(s) you have submitted have been accepted for presentation in the
above events. The complete list of presenters is posted on the website
  Please look under the Technical Program weblink.
If you have requested for accommodation, the list is posted on the website
under the weblink "Accommodation"
All technical program will be held at the I.C.S.R. building in the IIT Madras
campus. The registration desk will be open at 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on July 11th
and from 8:00 a.m. on July 12th. Please collect your conference material from the volunteers at the desk.
If you have sent in your registration fees, please collect your receipt at the
conference venue. If you have not sent in your registration fees, please do
so when you collect your conference material.
Tea, lunch and dinner will be served on both the days.
Breakfast can be had at the Institute restaurant "Tifanys" situated in the second floor
of the Mega Mess - near Sharavati Hostel.
We plan to have a cultural program in the evening of July 12th at
the Central Lecture Theater.
If you need any other information please do not hesitate to email us.
Looking forward to seeing you at Chennai,
With best regards

N. Chandrakumar
G. Sundararajan
Annual IITM Chemistry Symposium 2006 &
The First Mid-Year Meeting of the CRSI
Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology-Madras
Chennai - 600 036
Phone : 044 - 22574200
Fax : 044 - 22574202
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Update inserted on Thursday July 06, 2006 at 7:27 PM

Attended the first day proceedings on 12th July 2006, of the two-day event and proceeded for the participation in  EUROMAR2006.
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Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2006 2:29 PM
Subject: IITM Chemistry Conference

> Dear All:
> The photographs taken during the chemistry symposia (12 - 13, July 2006) are up on the web at the site
> With Best Wishes,
> G. Sundararajan (Convenor)
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As per the message above the Links to PHOTO pages are at

The Photographs for the 12th July EVENT are at

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The Chair Person for Session II (11:00AM - 12:30PM), Dr.S.Aravamudhan is seen in Photograph above discussing with the Speaker [IL-3] Prof.R.Raghunathan, Department of Chemistry, University of Madras, Guindy campus, Chennai-600025.
The title of this Invited Lecture-3 is "A Novel Entry into Octahydropyrrolopyrroles and their N-1-C-2 fused Derivatives: via an Intramolecular 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition Reaction"