# Course Identification

## Lecturers and Teaching Assistants

## Course Schedule and Location

Wednesday, 14:15 - 16:00, Weissman, Seminar Rm A

## Field of Study, Course Type and Credit Points

## Comments

## Prerequisites

1. Undergraduate physical chemistry.

2. Undergraduate calculus and linear algebra.

3. Undergraduate quantum mechanics as taught in chemistry and biology departments.

## Restrictions

## Language of Instruction

## Attendance and participation

## Grade Type

## Grade Breakdown (in %)

## Evaluation Type

**Other**

## Scheduled date 1

## Estimated Weekly Independent Workload (in hours)

## Syllabus

Lecture 01 – Introduction

Lecture 02 – Instrumentation

Lecture 03 – Bloch equations

Lecture 04 – Signals and spectra

Lecture 05 – Basics of MRI

Lecture 06 – Spin echoes and relaxation

Lecture 07 – Angular momentum

Lecture 08 – Spin Hamiltonians

Lecture 09 – Liquid state NMR Hamiltonians

Lecture 10– Time domain quantum mechanics, part 1

Lecture 11 – Time domain quantum mechanics, part 2

Lecture 12 – Spin relaxation theory

Lecture 13 – Common relaxation mechanisms

Lecture 14 – Product operator formalism

Lecture 15 – Magnetisation transfer

Lecture 16 – NMR in two and more dimensions

Lecture 17 – Cross-relaxation and NOE

## Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will:

(a) understand the principles of magnetic resonance spectroscopy and imaging;

(b) be familiar with basics of magnetic resonance instrumentation;

(c) understand common magnetic interactions of nuclei;

(d) know the principles of common magnetic resonance experiments;

(e) be able to perform basic analysis and design of magnetic resonance experiments;

(f) be able to perform basic quantum mechanical calculations of spin systems.

## Reading List

1. Peter Hore, "Nuclear Magnetic Resonance", Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2015.

2. Peter Hore, Jonathan Jones, Sephen Wimperis, "NMR: The Toolkit", Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2015.