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Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) is a phenomenon at the heart of very important tools in analytical chemistry and medical diagnostics. Thirty-five years ago, Clifford Russell Bowers and Daniel Weitekamp developed the PASADENA experiment — an ingenious chemical scheme that boosts sensitivity of proton NMR by three orders of magnitude, widening the applicability of NMR altogether.

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Fig. 1: Scheme of the PASADENA experiment by Bowers and Weitekamp.

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Buntkowsky, G., Gutmann, T. PASADENA NMR. Nat Catal 5, 848–849 (2022).

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