8. Spectral Editing and Two-Dimensional NMR

  1. Robin A. de Graaf

Published Online: 1 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470512968.ch8

In Vivo NMR Spectroscopy, 2nd Edition

In Vivo NMR Spectroscopy, 2nd Edition

How to Cite

de Graaf, R. A. (2007) Spectral Editing and Two-Dimensional NMR, in In Vivo NMR Spectroscopy, 2nd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470512968.ch8

Author Information

  1. Yale University, Connecticut, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 26 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470026700

Online ISBN: 9780470512968



  • single quantum coherences (SQCs) and multiple quantum coherences (MQCs);
  • thermal equilibrium magnetization;
  • chemical shift and magnetic field inhomogeneity;
  • spectral phase distortion;
  • metabolites and macromolecules;
  • MQC-based spectral editing;
  • anti-phase magnetization and in-phase magnetization;
  • polarization transfer efficiency;
  • scalar-coupled spin systems;
  • angular resonance frequency


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Scalar Evolution

  • J-difference Editing

  • Practical Considerations of J-difference Editing

  • Multiple Quantum Coherence Editing

  • Heteronuclear Spectral Editing

  • Polarization Transfer – INEPT and DEPT

  • Sensitivity

  • Broadband Decoupling

  • Two-dimensional NMR Spectroscopy

  • Exercises

  • References