Experimental Techniques

  • Yuri D. TsvetkovEmail author
  • Michael K. Bowman
  • Yuri A. Grishin


PELDOR or DEER, like most forms of spectroscopy, always involves tradeoffs between sensitivity and resolution. Some tradeoffs are made during the instrumental design of the spectrometers that measure PELDOR spectra, and other tradeoffs are made in the experimental design of the measurements. This chapter considers the instrument design first. It examines the capabilities needed to make PELDOR measurements and then examines the designs of several spectrometers operating at different mw frequencies. This is followed by a discussion of how capabilities of the spectrometer and the operating and measurement parameters affect sensitivity and resolution in PELDOR distance distribution spectra.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuri D. Tsvetkov
    • 1
    Email author
  • Michael K. Bowman
    • 2
  • Yuri A. Grishin
    • 3
  1. 1.The Voevodsky Institute of Chemical Kinetics and CombustionNovosibirskRussia
  2. 2.Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of AlabamaTuscaloosaUSA
  3. 3.The Voevodsky Institute of Chemical Kinetics and CombustionNovosibirskRussia

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