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Table of Contents
Part IHistoryPage 3
In the olden days. Why is it called shimming?
- What is shimming.
for Common Room Temperature Shims - Table showing field generated by commonshims.
- Why samples are spun and the complications
Part IIShimming BasicsPage 7
- What do we look at to shim.
- Procedure for adjusting shims with zero-, first- and second-order interac-tions.
A New Magnet
- Things which need to be checked when a magnet is installed.
Checking coil position
- A quick test for probe coil and shim coil alignment.
Before You Start To Shim
- Get off on the right foot.
Probe Coil PlotA Shimming Procedure
- A systematic method of adjusting shims.
Part IIISymptoms of InhomogeneityPage 17
resulting from different axial gradients.
Part IVZ1 ProfilePage 19
The Z1 Profile
- Applying a gradient to display an axial image of the sample.
The Quickie Z1 Profile Approach to Shimming
- Get Z3 and Z4 correct in a hurry.
Part VHow the Sample and Probe Affect ShimmingPage 25
The Sample and Shimming
- End effects, particulates, dissolved material, radiation damping.
Probes and Shimming
- Probe materials, magnetic susceptibility correction, size of the probecoil.
- Origin of different types of spinning sidebands.
- Things to be aware of in using automatic shimming.
Part VIShimming with the NUTS programPage 36