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Specify the temperature control method used.


relax_data.temp_control(ri_id=None, method=None)

Keyword arguments

ri_id: The relaxation data ID string.

method: The control method.


For the proper measurement of relaxation data, explicit temperature control techniques are essential. A number of factors can cause significant temperature fluctuations between individual relaxation experiments. This includes the daily temperature cycle of the room housing the spectrometer, different amounts of power for the individual experiments, etc.

The best methods for eliminating such problems are single scan interleaving and temperature compensation block. Single scan interleaving is the most powerful technique for averaging the temperature fluctuations not only across different experiments, but also across the entire measurement time. The application of off-resonance temperature compensation blocks at the start of the experiment is useful for the R2 and will normalise the temperature between the individual experiments, but single scan or single fid interleaving is nevertheless required for normalising the temperature across the entire measurement.

Specifying the temperature control method is needed for BMRB data deposition. The currently allowed methods are:

 `single scan interleaving',
 `temperature compensation block',
 `single scan interleaving and temperature compensation block',
 `single fid interleaving',
 `single experiment interleaving',
 `no temperature control applied'.

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