Single-Sided NMR

  • Federico Casanova
  • Juan Perlo
  • Bernhard Blümich

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Federico Casanova, Juan Perlo, Bernhard Blümich
    Pages 1-10
  3. Federico Casanova, Juan Perlo
    Pages 11-56
  4. Juan Perlo
    Pages 87-110
  5. Federico Casanova
    Pages 111-141
  6. Vasiliki Demas, John M. Franck, Jeffrey A. Reimer, Alexander Pines
    Pages 143-164
  7. Bernhard Blümich
    Pages 187-202
  8. Jörg Felder
    Pages 221-240
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 241-244

About this book


The use of conventional nuclear magnetic resonance is limited by the fact that the object needs to be carried to the NMR equipment and needs to fit inside large superconducting magnets. Both limitations are removed by single-sided NMR probes based on open magnets specially adapted to the object under study. These can be inexpensive and portable sensors that give access to a large number of applications inaccessible with using conventional magnet geometries. Substantial improvements in the magnet design, detection electronics, and the implementation of suitable techniques to work in the inhomogeneous magnetic fields of open magnets have allowed scientists and engineers to measure relaxation-time distributions, diffusion coefficients, 3D images, velocity distributions, and even highly resolved NMR spectra in the stray field of the magnet. This book is the first comprehensive account describing the key issues to be considered at the time of designing and building open magnets, and summarizing the arsenal of pulse sequences available today for material analysis.


EECS Flow NMR Imaging analytical chemistry geophysics polymer science radiology single-sided NMR spectroscopy

Editors and affiliations

  • Federico Casanova
    • 1
  • Juan Perlo
    • 2
  • Bernhard Blümich
    • 3
  1. 1.Inst. Technische und, Makromolekulare ChemieRWTH AachenAachenGermany
  2. 2.Inst. Technische und, Makromolekulare ChemieRWTH AachenAachenGermany
  3. 3.Inst. Technische und, Makromolekulare ChemieRWTH AachenAachenGermany

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