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Hyperpolarized Xenon-129 Magnetic Resonance: Concepts, Production, Techniques and Applications Editors: Thomas Meersmann, Eike Brunner



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This book contains 472 pages.
Print publication date: 14 Apr 2015
Copyright year: 2015
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-889-7
PDF eISBN: 978-1-78262-837-8
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78262-488-2
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About this book

Providing the first comprehensive book on the current state of hyperpolarized Xenon-129 NMR and MRI, this book is guaranteed to appeal to a wide range of scientists interested in this growing field. It is intended to create synergy between the various communities working with this noble gas.

Covering all topics from the production of the hyperpolarized gas to its applications, the editors have invited a leading team of experts to combine the physical chemistry within the various topics and across disciplines. The scope will range from the fundamental aspects of optical pumping to practical aspects of hyperpolarizers and hp-xenon handling. The applications section will focus on hyperpolarized xenon-129 detected in the dissolved phase or micro porous media where the chemical shift of xenon-129 can be used as a diagnostic probe.

Appealing to researchers in the biomedical field and materials sciences, this reference book will provide background reading and future looking material in one place.

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