The addition of the paramagnetic reagents gadolinium(18- crown-6) nitrate, gadolinium(dicyclohexano-18-crown-6) nitrate, and gadolinium nitrate pentahydrate to each of the substrates ethylbenzene, and thymidine has been studied in an attempt to obtain quantitative 13C spectra. These reagents reduce the nuclear Overhauser effect and shorten the spin-lattice relaxation times of the carbons of these substrates.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; Gadolinium
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School of Chemistry and Materials Science (COS)
Luke, Barbara J., "Use of gadolinium in 13C NMR studies" (1980). Thesis. Rochester Institute of Technology. Accessed from
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