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BMB 601 - Fundamentals of Magnetic Resonance

Lecturers: Ravinder Reddy, Ph.D., ravi@mail.mmrrcc.upenn.edu

Course Description: Basic topics and principles in applications of magnetic resonance spectroscopy and imaging to problems in biochemistry, biology and medicine.

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Sample Lecture Schedule:

Lecture
Topic
1
The Bloch Equations
2
Spin Echoes and Simple Pulse Experiments
3
Relaxation I
4
Practical I (Measurement of Relaxation Time)
5
Practical I (Measurement of Relaxation Time)
6
Chemical Exchange
7
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
8
Density Matrix
9
Relaxation II
10
Spin Interactions and Product Operators (Rules)
11
Product Operators (Pulse sequence Response)
12
Spin Interaction I (J-coupling, Dipole-Dipole)
13
Spin Interaction II (Dipole-Dipole, Quadrupole)
14
Polarization Transfer via J-coupling
15
NMR of Solids
16
Polarization Transfer via Nuclear Overhauser Effect
17
Practical II (Polarization Transfer)
18
Practical II (Polarization Transfer)
19
Introduction to 2D NMR
20
COSY and NOESY
21
NMR of Spins > 1/2