Nuclear Spin Relaxation in Liquids: Theory, Experiments, and Applications, Second Edition

Jozef Kowalewski, Lena Maler

December 19, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 372 Pages - 153 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498782142 - CAT# K30030

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Features

  • Provides a detailed survey of spin relaxation theory, experimental techniques, and illustrative applications
  • Focuses on the physical nature of spin relaxation phenomena rather than on their intricacies
  • Avoids rigorous mathematics where possible and requires only an understanding of the basics of NMR
  • Contains many original illustrations along with references to further sources of information
  • A new edition of a widely cited book which became a standard reference in the field

Summary

Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) is widely used across many fields of science because of the rich data it produces, and some of the most valuable data come from studies of nuclear spin relaxation in solution. The first edition of this book, published more than a decade ago, provided an accessible and cohesive treatment of the field. The present second edition is a significant update, covering important new developments in recent years.

Collecting relaxation theory, experimental techniques, and illustrative applications into a single volume, this book clarifies the nature of the phenomenon, shows how to study it and explains why such studies are worthwhile. Coverage ranges from basic to rigorous theory and from simple to sophisticated experimental methods. Topics include cross-relaxation, multispin phenomena, relaxation studies of molecular dynamics and structure and special topics such as relaxation in systems with quadrupolar nuclei, in paramagnetic systems and in long-living spin states.

Avoiding overly demanding mathematics, the authors explain spin relaxation in a manner that anyone with a familiarity with NMR can follow. The focus is on illustrating and explaining the physical nature of relaxation phenomena. Nuclear Spin Relaxation in Liquids: Theory, Experiments and Applications, 2nd edition, provides useful supplementary reading for graduate students and is a valuable reference for NMR spectroscopists, whether in chemistry, physics or biochemistry.

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