Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

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An analytical technique that uses a strong electromagnetic field to examine the magnetic energy of atomic nuclei. Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)spectroscopy is used to determine the molecular structure of many types of compounds.

Synonyms and Related Terms

NMR; nuclear spin resonance; résonance magnétique nucléaire (RMN) (Fr.); Magnetische Resonanzspektroskopie (Deut.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Theodore J. Reinhart, 'Glossary of Terms', Engineered Plastics, ASM International, 1988
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia, Douglas M. Considine (ed.), Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1976

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