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Module MV-TD-M189-M-7

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

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
MV-TD-M189-M-7 Applications of magnetic resonance in natural sciences and engineering 3.0 CP (90 h)


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Area of study [MV-LTD] Engineering Thermodynamics
Reference course of study [MV-88.B10-SG] M.Sc. Energy and Process Engineering
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


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


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
2V MV-TD-86071-K-7
Applications of magnetic resonance in natural sciences and engineering
WP 28 h 62 h - - PL1 3.0 WiSe
  • About [MV-TD-86071-K-7]: Title: "Applications of magnetic resonance in natural sciences and engineering"; Presence-Time: 28 h; Self-Study: 62 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: oral examination (30-45 Min.)
  • Examination Frequency: each semester
  • Examination number: 11051 ("Applications of Magnetic Resonance in Natural Sciences and Engineering")

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


  • 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

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [MV-TD-M189-M-7]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[MV-88.A29-SG] M.Sc. Biological and Chemical Engineering Studienschwerpunkt II [WP] Compulsory Elective
Module-Pool Name
[MV-ALL-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule allgemein
[MV-BioVT-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Bioverfahrenstechnik
[MV-EVT-MPOOL-6] Wahlplichtmodule Energie- und Verfahrenstechnik