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ASM Handbook

Materials Characterization

Edited by
Ruth E. Whan
Ruth E. Whan
Sandia National Laboratories
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ASM International
Volume
10
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-178-8
Publication date:
1986
Book Chapter

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

By
L.H. Bennett
L.H. Bennett
National Bureau of Standards
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L.J. Swartzendruber
L.J. Swartzendruber
National Bureau of Standards
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Published:
1986
Page range:
277 - 286

Abstract

Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) is a form of radio frequency spectroscopy based on interactions between nuclear magnetic dipole or electric quadrupole moments and an applied magnetic field or electric-field gradient. This article provides an overview of the fundamental principles of nuclear magnetic resonance with emphasis on nuclei properties, the basic equation of nuclear magnetic resonance, the classical theory of nuclear magnetization, line broadening, and measurement sensitivity. It describes the pulse-echo method for observing NMR. The article provides useful information on ferromagnetic nuclear resonance and nuclear quadrupole resonance, and illustrates the experimental arrangement of NMR with a block diagram. It also presents several application examples.

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L.H. Bennett, L.J. Swartzendruber, 1986. "Nuclear Magnetic Resonance", Materials Characterization, Ruth E. Whan

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