EMR stands for Electron Magnetic Resonance, which covers a variety of magnetic resonance techniques associated with the electron. The most popular of those techniques is Electron Paramagnetic/Spin Resonance (EPR/ESR). In simplified terms, EPR/ESR can be performed on any sample that has unpaired electron spins.
EPR/ESR has proven an indispensable tool in a large range of applications in physics, materials science, chemistry and biology, including studies of impurity states, molecular clusters, antiferromagnetic, ferromagnetic and thin film compounds, natural or induced radicals, optically excited paramagnetic states, electron spin-based quantum information devices, transition-metal based catalysts; and for structural and dynamical studies of metallo-proteins, spin-labeled proteins and other complex bio-molecules and their synthetic models.
To learn more about EMR and the advantages of high frequencies and high fields, visit our EMR Resources section.
HOW TO APPLY
Our magnets are open to all scientists — for free — via a competitive process and we accept proposals throughout the year.
- Prepare your documentation
A proposal and prior results report are required.
- Create a user profile
Returning users simply need to log in.
- Submit a request online
Upload files and provide details about the proposed experiment.
- Report your results
By year’s end, submit a 1-page report and information on publications resulting from your experiment.
Latest Science Highlight
Making a non-heme oxoiron(IV) complex a better oxidant
21 August 2018
This work investigates a series of oxoiron complexes that serve as models towards understanding the mechanism of catalysis for certain iron-containing enzymes.
Manipulating the ferryl tilt in a non-heme oxoiron(IV) complex that makes the complex a better oxidant
Novel Metallofullerene Boosts Dynamic Nuclear Polarization
Magneto-Structural Correlations in a Transition Metal Complex
Symmetry Reduction in the Quantum Kagome Antiferromagnet Herbertsmithite
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