Typical Chemical Shift Ranges and Standards for Selected Nuclei


NUCLEUS SPIN CHEMICAL SHIFT RANGE (ppm) STANDARD
1H 1/2 12 to -1 SiMe4
6Li 1 5 to -10 1M LiCl in H2O
7Li 3/2 5 to -10 1M LiCl in H2O
11B 3/2 100 to -120 BF3.OEt2
13C 1/2 240 to -10 SiMe4
15N 1/2 1200 to -500 MeNO2
17O 5/2 1400 to -100 H2O
19F 1/2 100 to -300 CFCl3
23Na 3/2 10 to -60 1M NaCl in H2O
27Al 5/2 200 to -200 [Al(H2O)6]3+
29Si 1/2 100 to -400 SiMe4
31P 1/2 230 to -200 H3PO4
43Ca 7/2 40 to -140 CaCl2
51V 7/2 0 to -2000 VOCl3
67Zn 5/2 100 to -2700 ZnClO4
77Se 1/2 1600 to -1000 SeMe2
93Nb 9/2 0 to -2000 NbCl6-
99Ru 3/2 3000 to -3000 RuO3/CCl4
119Sn 1/2 5000 to -3000 SnMe4
121Sb 5/2 1000 to -2700 Et4NSbCl6
129Xe 1/2 2000 to -6000 XeOF4
133Cs 7/2 300 to -300 CsBr
195Pt 1/2 9000 to -6000 Na2PtCl6
199Hg 1/2 500 to -3000 HgMe2

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