Introduction: General theory of nuclear relaxation / Daniel Canet. -- NMR relaxation in solution of paramagnetic complexes: recent theoretical progress for S [greater than or equal] 1 / Jozef Kowalewski, Danuta Kruk, and Giacomo Parigi. -- ¹H NMRD profiles of paramagnetic complexes and metalloproteins / Ivano Bertini, Claudio Luchinat and Giacomo Parigi. -- Gd(III)-based contrast for MRI / Silvio Aime, Mauro Botta and Enzo Terreno. -- Relaxation by metal-containing nanosystems / R.N. Muller [and others] -- Magnetic relaxation dispersion in porous and dynamically heterogeneous materials / Jean-Pierre Korb and Robert G. Bryant. -- Water and proton exchange processes on metal ions / Lothar Helm, Gaëlle M. Nicolle and André E. Merbach. -- Nuclear magnetic relaxation studies on actinide ions and models of actinide complexes / Jean F. Desreux. -- Technical aspects of fast field cycling / Gianni Ferrante and Stanislav Sykora.
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