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Feb 8, 2023 | physical sciences

About this episode

In a recent paper, Dr Philip Norcott at the Australian National University proposes a new strategy to improve nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and imaging, a technique widely used in biology, chemistry, and medical imaging. A difficultly in these applications of nuclear magnetic resonance is low sensitivity and the potential for multiple signals to overlap, and existing techniques may only improve one of these factors without addressing the other. Dr Norcott suggests and tests a novel technique that offers the best of both worlds.

Original Article Reference

This SciPod is a summary of the paper ‘Selective NMR detection of individual reaction components hyperpolarised by reversible exchange with para-hydrogen’, in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. doi.org/10.1039/d2cp01657e

For further information, you can connect with Doctor Norcott at [email protected]

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