# A Review of the EPR Spectroscopy of the Point Defects in α-Quartz: The Decade 1982–1992

@inproceedings{Weil1993ARO,
title={A Review of the EPR Spectroscopy of the Point Defects in $\alpha$-Quartz: The Decade 1982–1992},
author={John A. Weil},
year={1993}
}
A review (126 references) is presented of progress made, primarily in the decade 1982–1992, in the field of electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy of ‘point’ defects occurring in crystalline silicon dioxide (α-quartz).
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