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Electron Paramagnetic Resonance

Victor Chechik, Emma Carter, and Damien Murphy

14 July 2016

ISBN: 9780198727606

128 pages

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Oxford Chemistry Primers

Price: £27.99

The powerful and versatile technique of EPR is covered succinctly and clearly in this primer, making it an ideal introduction for those new to the field.



The powerful and versatile technique of EPR is covered succinctly and clearly in this primer, making it an ideal introduction for those new to the field.

  • Focused introductions designed to give students an in-depth understanding of a diverse range of important topics in modern chemistry.
  • Frequent diagrams and margin notes support students in their learning.
  • Questions at the end of every chapter and interactive online questions encourage active learning and promote deep understanding.
  • In-depth assistance provided on the practical interpretation and generation of EPR spectra.
  • The technique's diverse applications are demonstrated through frequent worked examples.

About the Author(s)

Victor Chechik, Reader, Department of Chemistry, University of York, Emma Carter, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Cardiff University, and Damien Murphy, Professor of Physical Chemistry, Cardiff University

Dr Victor Chechik is a Reader at the Department of Chemistry, University of York. He has taught EPR spectroscopy to undergraduates the University of York for 9 years.

Dr Emma Carter is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Cardiff University. Dr Carter has authored 35 peer-reviewed papers, and contributes to the RSC Specialist Periodical Report [Electron Paramagnetic Resonance]. She has co-supervised several postgraduate students and teaches an introductory EPR course to final year undergraduate students.

Professor Damien Murphy is a Professor of Physical Chemistry and currently Director of Research in the School of Chemistry, at Cardiff University. He has supervised twenty PhD students, is module convenor for two advanced spectroscopy undergraduate courses, and has delivered EPR/ENDOR undergraduate lectures at Cardiff University for the last 15 years.

Table of Contents

    1:A brief overview of Electron Paramagnetic Resonance spectroscopy
    2:Theory of continuous wave EPR spectroscopy
    3:Experimental methods in CW EPR
    4:Isotropic EPR spectra of organic radicals
    5:Anisotropic EPR spectra in the solid state
    6:Transition metal ions and inorganic radicals
    7:Systems with multiple unpaired electrons
    8:Linewidth of EPR spectra
    9:Advanced EPR techniques


Good sets of sample spectra to illustrate the underlying principles. - Dr Tien-Sung Tom Lin, Washington University in St. Louis

Combines a sound theoretical basis with a hands-on approach and useful advice for practical work. - Prof. Dr. Gunnar Jeschke, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Additional Resources

Online Resource Centre
The Online Resource Centre to accompany Electron Paramagnetic Resonance features:

For registered adopters of the text:
· Figures from the book available to download

For students:
· Full worked solutions to the end-of-chapter exercises
· Multiple-choice questions for self-directed learning

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