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


PELDOR or DEER spectroscopy is a magnetic resonance method to probe spin interactions between free radicals. It was proposed and demonstrated in the 1980s and has developed into a powerful means to routinely measure distances in non-crystalline chemical, macromolecular and biological systems on the nanometer length scale. The basis of PELDOR spectroscopy is introduced using a simple model with two unpaired electron spins.


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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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