Rheo-NMR velocimetry characterisation of PBLG/m-cresol

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NMR spectroscopy was used to characterise the velocity profile in nematic solutions of poly(γ-benzyl-L-glutamate) (PBLG) in m-cresol during the application of a simple shear-flow at constant shear-rate values. In this study, the rheo-NMR technique was used that allows an insight over the fluid dynamics during the application of a shear flow in the presence of an external magnetic field, in a perpendicular direction to the shear gradient. Using this Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) based technique, the velocity profile developed inside the system is accessed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1541-1546
Number of pages6
JournalLiquid Crystals
Issue number7-10
Early online date17 Mar 2023
Publication statusPublished - 2023


  • MRI
  • PBLG
  • Rheo-NMR
  • velocimetry


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