NMR techniques in materials physics: A review

Smith, M.E. and Strange, John H. (1996) NMR techniques in materials physics: A review. Measurement Science & Technology, 7 (4). pp. 449-475. ISSN 0957-0233. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) has progressed rapidly over the last decade as a result of improved experimental technology and development of novel approaches. In this review a brief introduction to NMR interactions and relaxation processes is given to allow an appreciation of the experimental developments. The underlying physical principles of the latest NMR methodology for probing solid materials are stressed. Techniques covered include pulse Fourier transform with emphasis on the difficulties of recording broad resonances and strategies for overcoming them. Selective experiments such as polarization transfer are included. The major impetus given to NMR spectroscopy by improved resolution through line-narrowing methods is detailed. Advanced methods such as multiple quantum and two- and three-dimensional spectroscopy are also discussed. NMR as a probe of microscopic dynamic behaviour through relaxation and direct diffusion measurements over a wide temperature range is examined. Recent developments in magnetic resonance imaging that now offer the possibility of non-destructive investigation of materials are presented.

Item Type: Review
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: P. Ogbuji
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 1914 17:43
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2014 08:56
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/18511 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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