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Solid-State NMR Spectroscropy
Principles and Applications
edited by Melinda J. Duer

Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy presents the current understanding and applications of solid-state NMR with a rigorous but readable approach, making it easy for someone who merely wishes to gain an overall impression of the subject without details.

Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy is divided into two parts: "Fundamentals" and "Further Applications."

The section on Fundamentals contains relatively long chapters that deal with the basic theory and practice of solid-state NMR. The essential differences and extra scope of solid-state NMR over solution-state is dealt with in an introductory chapter.

The basic principles upon which the techniques in the chapter rely are explained in a separate section. Each of these chapters exemplifies the principles and techniques with the applications most commonly found in current practice.

The "Further Applications" section contains a series of shorter chapters which describe the NMR techniques used in other, more specific areas.


The Theory of Solid-State NMR and Its Experiments

1. The Basics of Solid-State NMR

  • The Vector Model of Pulsed NMR
  • The Quantum Mechanical Picture: Hamiltonians and the Schrödinger Equation
  • The Density Matrix Representation and Coherences
  • Nuclear Spin Interactions
  • Calculating NMR Powder Patterns
  • General Features of NMR Experiments

2. Essential Techniques for Spin- 1/2 Nuclei

  • Magic-angle Spinning (MAS)
  • High Power Decoupling
  • Multiple Pulse Decoupling Sequences
  • Cross-poloarization
  • Solid or Quadrupole Echo Pulse Sequence

3. Dipolar Coupling: Its Measurements and Uses

  • Techniques for Measuring Homonuclear Dipolar Couplings
  • Techniques for Measuring Heteronuclear Dipolar Couplings
  • Techniques for Dipolar-coupled Quadrupolar Pairs
  • Techniques for Measuring Dipolar Couplings Between Quadrupolar Nuclei
  • Correlation Experiments
  • Spin-counting Experiments

4. Quadrupole Couplings: Its Measurement and Uses

  • Theory
  • High-resolution NMR Experiments for Half-integer Quadrupolar Nuclei
  • Other Techniques for Half-integer Quadrupolar Nuclei

5. Shielding and Chemical Shift

  • The Resolution Between the Shielding Tensor and Electronic Structure
  • Measuring Chemical Shift Anisotropies

Applications of Solid-State NMR

6. NMR Techniques for Studying Molecular Motion in Solids

  • Powder Lineshape Analysis
  • Relaxation Time Studies
  • Exchange Experiments
  • 2H NMR

7. Molecular Structure Determination: Applications in Biology

  • Chemical Shifts
  • Interspin Distance Measurements
  • Torsion Angle Measurements
  • 13C Multiple-Quantum NMR Spectroscopy

8. NMR Studies of Oxide Glass Structure

  • NMR Techniques for Studying Glass Structure
  • Applications to Specific Glass Systems

9. Porous Materials

  • Zeolites
  • Aluminophosphate Molecular Sieves
  • Mesoporous Molecular Sieves
  • Spectroscopic Considerations
  • Monitoring the Composition of the Aluminosilicate Framework of Zeolites
  • Ordering of Atoms in Tetrahedral Frameworks
  • Resolving Crystallographically Inequivalent Tetrahedral Sites
  • Spectral Resolution, Lineshape and Relaxation
  • Dealumination and Realumination of Zeolites
  • NMR Studies of Brønsted Acid Sites
  • Chemical Status of Guest Organics in the Intracrystalline Space
  • In situ Studies of Catalytic Reactions
  • Direct Observation of Shape Selectivity
  • Aluminophosphate Molecular Sieves
  • Multinuclear Studies of Sorbed Species
  • 129Xe NMR
  • New NMR Techniques for the Study of Molecular Sieves

10. Solid Polymers

  • Structure of Polymers
  • Polymer Dynamics
  • Phase Separation of Polymers
  • Oriented Polymers
  • Fluoropolymers

11. Liquid-Crystalline Materials

  • The Liquid-Crystalline State
  • Orientational Order
  • The General, Time-Independent NMR Hamiltonian for Liquid-crystalline Samples
  • Molecular Order Parameters
  • Director Alignment
  • Dipolar Couplings Between Nuclei in Rigid Molecules in Liquid-Crystalline Phases
  • Chemical Shift Anisotropy for Rigid Molecules in Liquid-Crystalline Phases
  • Electron-mediated Spin-spin Coupling in Liquid-crystalline Samples
  • Determination of the Conformationally Dependent Orientational Order Parameters and the Conformational Distributions of Molecules in Liquid-crystalline Phases from NMR Parameters
  • NMR Experiments for Liquid-Crystalline Samples
  • Spectra of Chiral and Prochiral Molecules in Chiral Liquid-Crystalline Phases


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Principles and Applications
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