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Course MV-TD-86071-K-7

Applications of magnetic resonance in natural sciences and engineering (2V, 3.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
2 V Lecture with project 3.0 CP 28 h 62 h
(2V) 3.0 CP 28 h 62 h


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [DE] German
Area of study [MV-LTD] Engineering Thermodynamics
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Can also be taken by students from the Master Chemistry, Master TechnoPhysics, Master BCI, Master Physics, Master Biophysics.


  • Physical principles of magnetic resonance (for nuclear spins and electron spins)
  • One- and multidimensional spectroscopy
  • Imaging
  • Diffusion and velocity encoded measurements
  • Modern hyperpolarization methods to increase the sensitivity of NMR
  • Various application examples of the different magnetic resonance techniques

Competencies / intended learning achievements

The students are able
  • to describe the physical basics of magnetic resonance (for nuclear spins and electron spins)
  • to name and explain various applications of magnetic resonance (spectroscopy, imaging, diffusion and velocity encoded measurements)
  • to select specific measurement sequences for dedicated questions and analyze the measurement results
  • to reproduce the physical principles and applications of hyperpolarization methods for sensitivity enhancement of NMR


  • Malcolm H. Levitt: Spin Dynamics, Wiley, ISBN 978-0-470-51117
  • Harald Günther: NMR Spectroscopy, Wiley, ISBN 0 471 95199 4
  • Paul T. Callaghan: Principles of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Microscopy, Clarendon Press, Oxford, ISBN 978-0-19-853997-1
  • L.T. Kuhn: Hyperpolarization Methods in NMR Spectroscopy, Topics in Current Chemistry, Vol. 338, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-39728-8


Slides, presentations, tools, small practical part

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [MV-TD-86071-K-7]

Module Name Context
[MV-TD-M189-M-7] Applications of magnetic resonance in natural sciences and engineering WP: Obligation to choose 2V, 3.0 LP
[PHY-SP-5-M-7] Schwerpunktmodul Thermodynamik WP: Obligation to choose 2V, 3.0 LP