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electron spin resonance

Line breaks: elec|tron spin res¦on|ance
(abbreviation: ESR)

Definition of electron spin resonance in English:

noun

[mass noun] Physics
A spectroscopic method of locating electrons within the molecules of a paramagnetic substance.
Example sentences
  • Spectroscopic methods as NMR and electron spin resonance considered thereafter are sensitive to short-range interactions and appropriate to the measurement of the molecular order and dynamics.
  • Models for the helical structure have been developed based on NMR, electron spin resonance, infrared, and circular dichroism data, as well as computer simulations.
  • This domain size range is from two to three orders of magnitude larger than that estimated from electron spin resonance and fluorescence spectroscopy experiments and from modeling.

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