Laser-enhanced NMR spectroscopy

Science  27 Mar 1992:
Vol. 255, Issue 5052, pp. 1683-1685
DOI: 10.1126/science.1553555


Experimental studies show that optical irradiation far from any absorption bands can shift the resonances in a nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrum without significant heating. This effect may lead to increased dispersion in NMR studies of complex molecules.