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SQUID-detected nuclear magnetic resonance
Author(s): William F. Avrin; Sankaran Kumar; Lowell J. Burnett
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Paper Abstract

Superconducting quantum interference devices (SQUIDs) are the most sensitive detectors of magnetic fields yet devised. We have used a SQUID-based system to detect nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) in several room-temperature samples. The results demonstrate that SQUID- detected NMR can be used to distinguish chemical differences between substances. The results also illustrate the broader potential of SQUID NMR for detecting specific materials in situations where conventional NMR is impractical.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 March 1994
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2092, Substance Detection Systems, (28 March 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.171278
Show Author Affiliations
William F. Avrin, Quantum Magnetics, Inc. (United States)
Sankaran Kumar, Quantum Magnetics, Inc. (United States)
Lowell J. Burnett, Quantum Magnetics, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2092:
Substance Detection Systems
Geoffrey L. Harding; Richard C. Lanza; Lawrence J. Myers; Peter A. Young, Editor(s)

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