# PřF:C5321 Theoretical Concepts of NMR - Course Information

## C5321 Theoretical Concepts of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

**Faculty of Science**

Spring 2023

**Extent and Intensity**- 0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
**Teacher(s)**- prof. Mgr. Lukáš Žídek, Ph.D. (lecturer)

Mgr. Pavel Kadeřávek, Ph.D. (assistant) **Guaranteed by**- prof. Mgr. Lukáš Žídek, Ph.D.

National Centre for Biomolecular Research - Faculty of Science

Supplier department: National Centre for Biomolecular Research - Faculty of Science **Course Enrolment Limitations**- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
**fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with**- there are 9 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
**Course objectives**- The course objective is to acquire technical skills allowing the student to derive relations important for understanding NMR spectroscopy and to analyse NMR experiments.
**Learning outcomes**- At the end of the course, the students will be able to

1. derive fundamental relations of the physical description of NMR spectroscopy

2. apply mathematical procedures to actual physical problems.

3. analyze basic NMR experiments at the level of the vector model and of the product operator formalism.

4. identify parameters determining results of the experiments. **Syllabus**- 1. Magnetic moment of a current loop
- 2. Precession
- 3. Polarization
- 4. Loss of coherence
- 5. Fourier transform of ideal and finite signal
- 6. Relativistic quantum mechanics
- 7. Liouville-von Neumann equation
- 8. One-pulse experiment, dipolar coupling
- 9. Relaxation due to dipolar coupling
- 10. NOESY
- 11. Evolution with scalar coupling, spin echoes
- 12. HSQC

**Literature**- BROWN, Keith C.
*Essential mathematics for NMR and MRI spectroscopists*. Cambridge, UK: Royal Society of Chemistry, 2017. xvi, 867. ISBN 9781782627975. info - KEELER, James.
*Understanding NMR spectroscopy*. 2nd ed. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons, 2010. xiii, 511. ISBN 9780470746080. info - LEVITT, Malcolm H.
*Spin dynamics : basics of nuclear magnetic resonance*. 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2008. xxv, 714. ISBN 9780470511176. URL info *Protein NMR spectroscopyprinciples and practice*. Edited by John Cavanagh. 2nd ed. Boston: Academic Press, 2007. xxv, 885 p. ISBN 012164491X. info

- BROWN, Keith C.
**Teaching methods**- problem solving, class discussion, homework
**Assessment methods**- homeworks
**Language of instruction**- English
**Further Comments**- Study Materials

The course can also be completed outside the examination period.

The course is taught annually.

The course is taught: every week.

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