High-flier wins chemistry Nobel

Coghlan, Andy
October 1991
New Scientist;10/26/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1792, p14
Reports on chemist Richard Ernst's winning of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for 1991. Ernst's contribution to nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR); Ernst's role in refining the technique in the 1960s and 1970s; Reliance of the phenomenon of NMR on a strong magnetic field; Overcoming of the problems of magnetic field stability; Diagnostic uses of NMR.


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