A review of electron spin spectroscopy and its application to the study of paramagnetic defects in crystalline quartz

  title={A review of electron spin spectroscopy and its application to the study of paramagnetic defects in crystalline quartz},
  author={John A. Weil},
  journal={Physics and Chemistry of Minerals},
  • J. A. Weil
  • Published 1 March 1984
  • Physics, Materials Science
  • Physics and Chemistry of Minerals
A comprehensive review (ca. 230 references) is presented of the present (1983) state of knowledge of paramagnetic defects in crystalline quartz, as derived from electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy and related techniques. An auxiliary description of relevant concepts in solid state electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR), suitable for the non-specialist, is included. The centres described include those arising from impurity ions (Al, H, Cu, Ag, Ge, P, Ti, Fe) as well as those (E… 
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