The Fourier Transform in NMR II. Signal Processing and Instrumental Requirements

  • P. Van Hecke
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 22)


We defined the Fourier transform (FT), we know the real advantages of using it, we discussed the discrete Fourier transform (DFT) over a finite time domain and some of its drawbacks and finally we referred to an algorithm for a fast calculation of this discrete Fourier transform (FFT) (cfr. previous lecture, referred as I). Now we completed the description of the main steps in performing Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, it is useful to discuss:
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    how to optimize the quality of our signals (in the time and the frequency domain), either by instrumental improvements or mathematical manipulations;

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    what corrections we have to make on the signals for a faithful representations of the input.



Discrete Fourier Transform Frequency Response Function Matched Filter Phase Detector Resolution Enhancement 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Van Hecke
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  1. 1.Katholieke Universiteit LeuvenLeuvenBelgië

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