nuclear relaxation

nuclear relaxation

[′nü·klē·ər ‚rē‚lak′sā·shən]
(physics)
The approach of a system of nuclear spins to a steady-state or equilibrium condition over a period of time, following a change in the applied magnetic field.
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Lee MH and Nowak T: Phosphorus-31 nuclear relaxation rate
Early chapters deal with the basic theory of nuclear relaxation as a physical phenomenon and are written to be accessible to readers without specialist knowledge in physics and NMR.
Very long nuclear relaxation times of spin polarized helium 3 in metal coated cells, Phys.
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