Basic Principles of NMR and MRI
1 Emeritus Research Director at CEA, France
2 Emeritus Laboratory Vice-Director at Collège de France, France
3 Member of Académie des sciences,, France
This introduction presentation addresses in a general way the historical invention of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and its general aspects and characteristics: sensitivity and its consequences, nature of the interactions, observation methods, sophistications, longitudinal and transverse relaxation, and principle of Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
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