Basic Principles of NMR

Chapter

Abstract

Energy states and population distribution are the fundamental subjects of any spectroscopic technique. The energy difference between energy states gives raise to the frequency of the spectra, whereas intensities of the spectral peaks are proportional to the population difference of the states. Relaxation is another fundamental phenomenon in nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR), which influences both line shapes and intensities of NMR signals. It provides information about structure and dynamics of molecules. Hence, understanding these aspects lays the foundation to understanding basic principles of NMR spectroscopy.

Keywords

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences College of PharmacyUniversity of GeorgiaAthensUSA

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