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Postdoctoral Fellow
Fluid Characterization Group

Project Description 

Postdoctoral research associate to develop high-pressure nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy for the measurement of intermolecular interactions of ions in solution. Measurements of ion-pairing equilibria or ion-complexation equilibria (in crown ethers or organometallic cages, for example) are of interest. A short-term goal of this project is to validate the performance of electric-acoustic spectroscopy, a new technique being developed at NIST for measuring intermolecular interactions. Longer-term goals include the development of highly efficient separations and catalytic reactions. This collaboration is with an interdisciplinary team of experimentalists and theorists across groups and laboratories at NIST.