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- n. The organosilicon compound Si(CH3)4 that has several industrial applications and is used as a reference standard in NMR spectroscopy.
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Section 2.1 uncapitalize tetramethylsilane since it is mid-sentence
In the proton NMR spectroscopy of organic compounds, tetramethylsilane was chosen as the standard.
Chemical shifts are reported in ppm using either tetramethylsilane or the solvent peak as an internal standard.
(δ) are reported in ppm downfield from tetramethylsilane (TMS).