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Bifurcation of Transversal Relaxation Rate in Emulsions
Volume 51, Number 9 (Sept. 1997) Page 1281-1286
Scheurmann, I.; Martin-Landrove, M.; Martin, R.; Espidel, J.
We have performed Carr-Purcell-Meiboom-Gill (CPMG) experiments on xylene/water emulsions to understand the different molecular exchange processes present in the system. The experimental data were analyzed with a combination of nonlinear regression methods and a novel algorithm of inverse Laplace transform. The experimental results showed not only a great dispersion in the transversal relaxation rate but also a very rich branched structure of its bifurcation map. This result introduces a completely new approach and methodology to understand molecular exchange processes.