Lloyd Lumata is an Assistant Professor of Physics. His expertise is in biomedical physics and his research interests include:

  • The application of hyperpolarized magnetic resonance biosensors in biomedical NMR spectroscopy and imaging (MRI)
  • Dynamic nuclear polarization (DNP)–a combination of cryogenics, NMR and EPR technologies–to amplify magnetic resonance signals by several thousand-fold
  • Exploration of new hyperpolarized reporter molecules to improve medical diagnostics of cancer and other diseases via high resolution NMR spectroscopy and MRI

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Recent Submissions

  • Influence of ¹³C Isotopic Labeling Location on Dynamic Nuclear Polarization of Acetate 

    Niedbalski, Peter; Parish, Christopher; Kiswandhi, Andhika; Kovacs, Zoltan; Lumata, Lloyd L. (Amer Chemical Soc, 2017-05-19)
    Dynamic nuclear polarization (DNP) via the dissolution method has alleviated the insensitivity problem in liquid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy by amplifying the signals by several thousand-fold. This ...
  • Influence of Dy³⁺ and Tb³⁺ Doping on ¹³C Dynamic Nuclear Polarization 

    Niedbalski, Peter; Parish, Christopher; Kiswandhi, Andhika; Fidelino, L.; Khemtong, C.; Hayati, Z.; Song, L.; Martins, Andr©; Sherry, A. Dean; Lumata, Lloyd L. (American Institute of Physics Inc, 2017-01-03)
    Dynamic nuclear polarization (DNP) is a technique that uses a microwave-driven transfer of high spin alignment from electrons to nuclear spins. This is most effective at low temperature and high magnetic field, and with ...
  • The Effect of Glassing Solvent Deuteration and Gd³⁺ Doping on ¹³C DNP at 5 T 

    Kiswandhi, Andhika; Lama, Bimala; Niedbalski, Peter; Goderya, Mudrekh; Long, J.; Lumata, Lloyd L. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-04-14)
    We report the influence of glassing solvent deuteration and Gd³⁺ doping on ¹³C dynamic nuclear polarization (DNP) nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) performed on [1-¹³C] sodium acetate at B₀ = 5 T and 1.2 K. Our data reveal ...