PART I: PRINCIPLES
1. Principles of ESR
2. Multi-Resonance ESR
3. Analysis of ESR Spectra
4. Multi-Frequency and High Magnetic Field ESR
PART II: APPLICATIONS OF ESR
5. Applications to Molecular Science
6. Applications to Catalysis and Environmental Science
7. Applications to Polymer Science
8. Applications to Molecular Dynamics: Spin Labeling of Polymers and Biological Membranes
9. Applications of Quantitative ESR
Principles and Applications of ESR Spectroscopy fills the gap between the detailed monographs in ESR spectroscopy and the general textbooks in molecular physics, physical chemistry, biochemistry or spectroscopy. The latter only briefly explain the underlying theory and do not provide details about applications, while the currently available ESR textbooks are primarily focused on the technique as such.
This text is based upon the authors' long experience of teaching the subject to a mixed audience, in the extreme case ranging from physics to biology. The potential of the method is illustrated with applications in fields such as molecular science, catalysis and environmental sciences, polymer and materials sciences, biochemistry and radiation chemistry/physics. Theoretical derivations have in general been omitted, as they have been presented repeatedly in previous works. The necessary theory is instead illustrated by practical examples from the literature.
Provides the principles of continuous wave and pulsed ESR techniques and illustrates their applications
Written at a level requiring little previous knowledge of the underlying physical principles
Appealing to readers of many scientific disciplines