Xenon as a Probe Atom: Introduction, Characteristics, Investigation of Microporous Solids
Spin Exchange Optical Pumping (SEOP) – Concepts and Practical Considerations
Large Volume and Continuous Flow Hyperpolarization
Spin-exchange Optical Pumping at High Xenon Densities and Laser Fluxes: Principles and Practice
Hyperpolarized 129Xe NMR in Materials Sciences: Pore Structure, Interconnectivity and Functionality
Porous Materials Explored by Hyperpolarized Xenon NMR
Studies of Metal–Organic Frameworks: Xenon for Probing Framework Porosity, Breathing and Gating Behavior
Biosensing and Study of Biological Cells using Hyperpolarized 129Xe
Cryptophane-Based 129Xe NMR Biosensors
Caged Xenon in Phospholipid Membrane Environments
Continuous Flow and Dissolved Phase 129Xe NMR/MRI for Quantification in Preclinical Study as well as Materials Science
Hyperpolarized Xenon-129 Gas Uptake in the Human Lung and XTC MRI
129 Xe Chemical Shift and Spin–Lattice Relaxation Dependences on Blood Oxygenation
Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain using Hyperpolarized 129Xe
Beyond Spin I=1/2; Hyperpolarized 131Xe and 83Kr Magnetic Resonance
Beyond Spin Exchange Optical Pumping: Hyperpolarization of 129Xe via Sublimation Dynamic Nuclear Polarization
Rethinking the Detection Scheme: Hyperpolarized Xenon NMR and MRI Signal Amplification by Gas Extraction and Remote Detection
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.