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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy uses the electromagnetic radiation of radio waves to probe the local electronic interactions of a nucleus. NMR is a non-destructive technique and has found uses in fields of medicine, chemistry, and environmental science.

Thumbnail: A 900MHz NMR instrument with a 21.1 T magnet at HWB-NMR, Birmingham, UK.