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Velocity autocorrelation spectra of fluid in porous media measured by the CPMG sequence and constant magnetic field gradient.

Research paper by Janez J Stepisnik, Samo S Lasic, Ales A Mohoric, Igor I Sersa, Ana A Sepe

Indexed on: 01 May '07Published on: 01 May '07Published in: Magnetic Resonance Imaging



Abstract

Carr-Purcell-Meiboom-Gill (CPMG) train of radiofrequency pulses applied to spins in the constant magnetic field gradient is an efficient variant of the modulated magnetic field gradient spin echo method, which provides information about molecular diffusion in the frequency domain instead of in the time domain as with the two-pulse gradient spin echo. The frequency range of this novel technique is broad enough to sample the power spectrum of displacement fluctuation in water-saturated pulverized silica (SiO2) and provides comprehensive information about the molecular restricted motion as well as about the structure of the medium.