Fiches de cours

Basic and advanced NMR - Level 1 A (EPFL)

CH-601(x)

Lecturer(s) :

Bornet Aurélien
Emsley David Lyndon
Stevanato Gabriele

Language:

English

Frequency

Every year

Remarque

Next time: January 2020 (Block)

Summary

Basic theoretical and experimental aspects of NMR will be taught. Students will be familarized with modern NMR spectrometers.

Content

Basic theoretical and experimental aspects of NMR will be taught. Students will be familarized with modern NMR spectrometers (shimming, locking, tuning, pulse length determination etc). Furthermore they will learn basic NMR experiments: 1H and 13C NMR, different decoupling schemes, relaxation measurements, spin echo techniques, coherence transfer experiments (INEPT), etc. NMR of quadrupolar nuclei and of nuclei with low sensitivity will be treated.

The primary intention is to teach PhD students and post-docs so that they can benefit from the NMR spectrometers available at EPFL, and to give them a sound foundation in NMR for various applications in organic and inorganic chemistry. PhD students and post-docs who have followed the course successfully should be able to perform standard NMR experiments independently. They should also be able to help colleagues in various research groups who wish to use NMR.
Passing the theoretical and practical exams will give 2 credits to PhD students.

Note

Block course organized annually

The course "Basic and Advanced NMR - Part 1" will comprise a theoretical part with mainly ex-cathedra teaching, and practical exercises on research NMR spectrometers. Participation in the practical work will be limited to 12 participants. Four groups of three participants will be accompanied by an assistant and practice on all 4 spectrometers in turn.

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Résonance magnétique nucléaire(3rd year course by G. Bodenhausen) or equivalent

In the programs

  • Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (edoc), 2019-2020
    • Semester
    • Exam form
      Oral
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Basic and advanced NMR - Level 1 A (EPFL)
    • Number of places
      12
    • Lecture
      17 Hour(s)
    • Practical work
      23 Hour(s)

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