Electron spin resonance spectroscopy
An analytical technique that uses a strong magnetic field to examine the spin states of unpaired electrons. Electron spin resonance (ESR) spectroscopy has been used to compare marbles and quarries based on their manganese and iron content.
Synonyms and Related Terms
ESR; electron paramagnetic resonance; EPR; resonance paramagnétique electronique (Fr.)
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