The 1986 Jaccard, Wimperis, and Bodenhausen paper "Multiple-Quantum NMR Spectroscopy of S = 3/2 Spins in Isotropic Phase: a New Probe for Multiexponential Relaxation" has now been cited more than 300 times [Get Reprint]. This, and related work on relaxation-allowed coherence transfer in 1H systems, formed the bulk of Steve's PhD thesis in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1986-88.
Steve visited the University of Nottingham on 17 December 2019 and acted as the external examiner in the PhD viva for (now Dr) Rosalie Cresswell.
The French translation of the second edition of Steve's book "NMR: The Toolkit", with co-authors Peter J. Hore and Jonathan A. Jones, has been published by Oxford University Press.
On 29 November 2019, Steve attended his final Facility Executive meeting of the UK 850 MHz Solid-State NMR Facility held once again at the University of Warwick. After 11 years and 23 meetings, Steve has decided to hand the flaming torch of progress on to the next generation.
Steve chaired a meeting of the Time Allocation Panel (TAP) of the UK 850 MHz Solid-State NMR Facility at the University of Warwick on 31 May 2019.
Steve attended the 9th Annual Symposium of the UK 850 MHz Solid-State NMR Facility on 28 March 2019, which was held this year at the University of Warwick. Steve made a presentation to Adrian Brunsdon of Bruker UK for his outstanding service to the UK solid-state NMR community over the last 35 years.
Sharon Ashbrook and Steve's 2004 paper "High-Resolution NMR of Quadrupolar Nuclei in Solids: The Satellite-Transition Magic Angle Spinning (STMAS) Experiment" has now been cited more than 100 times [Get Reprint].
Steve has been re-appointed to the Editorial Board of the journal Chemical Physics Letters for a further three years.
Sabu and Steve's paper "Two-Dimensional 1H and 1H-Detected NMR Study of a Heterogeneous Biocatalyst Using Fast MAS at High Magnetic Fields" with collaborators Peter Halling of the University of Strathclyde and Daniel Häussinger of the University of Basel has been published in Solid State Nucl. Magn. Reson. [Get Reprint].
The 4.7 T magnet during a liquid helium fill