spin-lattice relaxation

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spin-lattice relaxation

[′spin ¦lad·əs ‚rē‚lak‚sā·shən]
(solid-state physics)
Magnetic relaxation in which the excess potential energy associated with electron spins in a magnetic field is transferred to the lattice.
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To adjust the repetition interval between individual scans, we analyzed the longitudinal relaxation on measuring the inversion recovery.
In light of a recent report of Longitudinal Relaxation Enhancement (LRE) phenomena ex vivo [2], this study utilizes a similar technique to measure [T.
In that work, the FID in the absence of radiation damping is assumed to be a simple exponential, and longitudinal relaxation is neglected.

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