Fundamentals of Electron Paramagnetic Resonance
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In this chapter the basic features of electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) are briefly discussed. This chapter cannot replace a textbook on EPR (for example [2.1–5]). The discussion is restricted to the fundamentals needed to understand the phenomena of electron paramagnetic resonance and nuclear magnetic resonance, and the application of EPR spectroscopy to defects in solids. Typical EPR spectra and the information gained from them for defect structures are discussed in Chap. 3. Experimental aspects of EPR will be discussed in Chap. 8, together with those of ENDOR. The methods of optical detection of EPR are described in Chap. 4, while their experimental aspects are described in Chap. 9. SI units are used throughout this book, except in Chap. 7, where the cgs system is employed.
KeywordsElectron Paramagnetic Resonance Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Signal Static Magnetic Field Microwave Field Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Line
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