Principles of Magnetic Resonance / Edition 3by Charles P. Slichter
Pub. Date: 02/29/2000
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
The first edition of this book was written in 1961 when I was Morris Loeb Lecturer in Physics at Harvard. In the preface I wrote: "The problem faced by a beginner today is enormous. If he attempts to read a current article, he often finds that the first paragraph refers to an earlier paper on which the whole article is based, and with which the author naturally assumes familiarity. That reference in turn is based on another, so the hapless student finds himself in a seemingly endless retreat. I have felt that graduate students or others beginning research in magnetic resonance needed a book which really went into the details of calculations, yet was aimed at the beginner rather than the expert. " The original goal was to treat only those topics that are essential to an understanding of the literature. Thus the goal was to be selective rather than comprehensive. With the passage of time, important new concepts were becoming so all-pervasive that I felt the need to add them. That led to the second edition, which Dr. Lotsch, Physics Editor of Springer-Verlag, encouraged me to write and which helped launch the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences. Now, ten years later, that book (and its 1980 revised printing) is no longer available. Meanwhile, workers in magnetic resonance have continued to develop startling new insights.
Table of Contents1. Elements of Resonance.- 2 Basic Theory.- 3. Magnetic Dipolar Broadening of Rigid Lattices.- 4. Magnetic Interactions of Nuclei with Electrons.- 5. Spin-Lattice Relaxation and Motional Narrowing of Resonance Lines.- 6. Spin Temperature in Magnetism and in Magnetic Resonance.- 7. Double Resonance.- 8. Advanced Concepts in Pulsed Magnetic Resonance.- 9. Multiple Quantum Coherence.- 10. Electric Quadrupole Effects.- 11. Electron Spin Resonance.- 12. Summary.- Problems.- Appendixes.- A. A Theorem About Exponential Operators.- B. Some Further Expressions for the Susceptibility.- D. A Theorem from Perturbation Theory.- E. The High Temperature Approximation.- F. The Effects of Changing the Precession Frequency Using NMR to Study Rate Phenomena.- G. Diffusion in an Inhomogeneous Magnetic Field.- H. The Equivalence of Three Quantum Mechanics Problems.- I. Powder Patterns.- J. Time-Dependent Hamiltonians.- K. Correction Terms in Average Hamiltonian Theory The Magnus Expansion.- Selected Bibliography.- References.- Author Index.
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