Theory of Electron Spin Resonance

  • Bruce R. McGarvey
Part of the Nato Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (ASIC, volume 52)


In this chapter we shall treat only the theory of transition metals and their complexes. Much of the material is directly applicable to organic free radicals or triplet state molecules except that the spin-orbit interaction is less important for s and p electrons. The treatment for rare earth metals is similar in principle but the fact that the crystal field is much smaller than the spin-orbit interaction for rare earths makes many of the details different.


Electron Spin Resonance Crystal Field Hyperfine Interaction Freeze Solution Tetragonal Distortion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce R. McGarvey
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  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of WindsorWindsorCanada

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