Imaging: Peering at protons

Eisenstein, Michael
April 2013
Nature Methods;Apr2013, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p290
Academic Journal
The article presents a research on the use of diamonds with nitrogen-vacancy centers due to individual protons weak signal as a tool for potential molecular scale magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). According to Dan Rugar of IBM Almaden Research Center, nitrogen-vacancy centers leave some unpaired electrons in the bond. The article states that research team of Friedemann Reinhard at the University of Stuttgart attempted the magnetic resonance spectroscopy.


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