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FTIR Spectra: Did I synthesize ethyl gallate from gallic acid?

The short answer: consider a technique complementary to IR spectroscopy, for instance $\ce{^1H}$-NMR spectroscopy. Your have good luck, as the public AIST spectral database holds records of IR spectra ...
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FTIR Spectra: Did I synthesize ethyl gallate from gallic acid?

In determining whether you successfully synthesized ethyl gallate from your gallic acid precursor, let's go over what differences between the two you should expect in your spectra. Ethyl gallate (...
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