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Field-cycling NMR Relaxometry: Instrumentation, Model Theories and Applications Editor: Rainer Kimmich


About this book

Field-cycling NMR relaxometry is evolving into a methodology of widespread interest with recent technological developments resulting in powerful and versatile commercial instruments. Polymers, liquid crystals, biomaterials, porous media, tissue, cement and many other materials of practical importance can be studied using this technique.

This book summarises the expertise of leading scientists in the area and the editor is well placed, after four decades of working in this field, to ensure a broad ranging and high quality title. Starting with an overview of the basic principles of the technique and the scope of its use, the content then develops to look at theory, instrumentation, practical limitations and applications in different systems.

Newcomers to the field will find this book invaluable for successful use of the technique. Researchers already in academic and industrial settings, interested in molecular dynamics and magnetic resonance, will discover an important addition to the literature.

From the book series:
New Developments in NMR

Book content

  • Introduction
  • Essentials of the theory of spin relaxation as needed for field-cycling NMR
  • Specific aspects of the design of field-cycling devices
  • New trends in field-cycling NMR technology
  • Relaxometry at very low frequencies by rotating-frame techniques for complementing the frequency domain explored by field cycling
  • Signal enhancement for FFC relaxometry via Dynamic Nuclear Polarization: hardware and methods
  • Broadband FC Relaxometer: Requirements, Instrumentation and Verification
  • Application of field-cycling 1H NMR relaxometry for studying translational diffusion in liquids and polymers
  • Biophysical Applications of Magnetic-Field-Cycling NMR
  • Environmental applications of fast field cycling NMR relaxometry
  • NMR relaxometry in Liquid Crystals: molecular organisation and molecular dynamics interrelation
  • Interfacial and intermittent dynamics of water in colloidal and nanoporous media as probed by fast field-cycling relaxometry
  • Synthetic and biological polymers
  • Techniques and applications of field-cycling magnetic resonance in medicine
  • High-resolution field-cycling relaxometry applications to macromolecules
  • Quantum Molecular Tunnelling studied by Field-Cycling NMR
  • Paramagnetic complexes and superparamagnetic systems
  • Probing the dynamics of petroleum fluids in bulk and confinement by fast-field cycling relaxometry
  • Applications of field-cycling NMR relaxometry to cement materials
  • Fast-field-cycling NMR relaxometry on unconsolidated natural porous media
  • Dynamic polarization techniques for field-cycling NMR relaxometry
  • Subject Index

The print version of this book is planned for release on 08 October 2018. Information about this book is subject to change without notice.

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This book contains 563 pages.

Publication details

Copyright year: 2019
Print ISBN: 978-1-78801-154-9
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78801-550-9
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Author information

Rainer Kimmich is an emerited professor of physics at the University of Ulm. The subject of the proposed book, Field-Cycling NMR Relaxometry, is the research methodology he has been working on over four decades starting in the seminal stages of the technique. A large part of the roughly 300 papers he has authored or co-authored refer to this technology and its applications. He has published two monographs including chapters on this variant of NMR relaxometry.