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Chemistry and Biochemistry
dynamic nuclear polarization; nanoparticles; nuclear magnetic resonance; pharmaceuticals; solid-state NMR; ultra-wideline NMR
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The work in this thesis demonstrates the utility and broad applicability of solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (SSNMR) spectroscopy to the study of complex materials containing mixtures of multiple structures and/or disparate local environments. Multinuclear SSNMR is particularly well-suited to the characterization of such systems, and can provide a wealth of information that cannot be obtained with other instrumental methods. Studies involving two classes of materials are detailed herein, namely rare-earth nanoparticles and active pharmaceutical ingredients.
Hirsh, David, "Solid-state NMR of Complex Nano- and Microcrystalline Materials" (2017). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 7361.