Notice of Summer 2022 (7th) Advanced Seminar on Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

The Summer 2022 (7th) Advanced Seminar on Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR or ESR) Spectroscopy will be held in Hefei, China, from July 22-31, 2022. This seminar is hosted by University of Science and Technology of China, Key Laboratory of Microscopic Magnetic Resonance, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Application Demonstration Center for Independently Developed Scientific Instruments, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and co-organized by CIQTEK, Magnetic Resonance Technology Consortium, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Journal of Spectroscopy.


Group photo of the 6th Advanced Seminar on Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in 2021

As an important branch of wave spectroscopy and a direct characterization tool for electron spins, paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy has an irreplaceable and important role. EPR (ESR) spectroscopy has applications in the research fields of physics, chemistry, materials science, life science, medicine and environmental science, and maintains a good research and development momentum. In order to cultivate professional reserve talents in the field of electron paramagnetic resonance, the Advanced Seminar on EPR (ESR) Spectroscopy has been successfully held for 6 sessions, attracting many experts and scholars in related fields.


Photo of 2021 Advanced Seminar

On-site Guidance for Testing Spectra

This seminar will be taught by Prof. Dr. Jihu Su, a well-known expert in the field of electron paramagnetic resonance in China. Prof. Dr. Su will optimize and upgrade the course according to the latest textbook "Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy - Principles and Applications", and conduct targeted seminars and exchanges with the participants. At the same time, each participant can bring a sample to test with CIQTEK EPR (ESR) spectroscopy and receive face-to-face guidance from Prof. Dr. Su.

2022 Advanced Seminar Schedule

22 July, 2022
14:00-20:00 Check-in, pick up study materials, equipment check, etc

23 July, 2022

Opening Ceremony

Introduction to the seminar

Principle, structure, and operation of spectroscopy

EPR data processing and simulation software learning


Example: According to the orbitals occupied by unpaired electrons, they are divided into four categories: s, p, d, and f, such as p-centered peroxyl radicals or organic radicals, 3d/4d transition metal sub EPR, etc

Introduction to CIQTEK EPR (ESR) Spectroscopy

24 July, 2022
Examples: Analysis of free radicals, complexes, chemical coordination, etc., tracking of free radicals in biological and organic synthesis, magnetic isotopes in chemical reactions

25 July, 2022
Individualized learning and discussion, or a visit to the CIQTEK Scientific Instrument Application Center, learning to operate a CIQTEK EPR (ESR) spectroscopy (EPR100, EPR200M, EPR200-Plus)

26 July, 2022
D, J and other tensor related to magnetism
Examples: Application of EPR (ESR) to study the electronic structure of magnetic materials, magnetic interactions between inorganic paramagnetic centers and organic radicals, and primary electron transfer in photosynthesis

27 July, 2022
Specific operation and precautions for continuous-wave mode

Optimization of test parameters

Basic concepts and main applications of pulse EPR (ESR)

28 July, 2022

Basic concepts and key applications of pulse EPR (ESR)

Personalized learning and discussion

29 July, 2022
Basic concepts and key applications of pulse EPR (ESR)
Examples: photosynthetic water cleavage mechanism, measurement of spin spacing using electron-electron double resonance (DEER) technique, optical detection, and single molecule magnetic resonance

30 July, 2022

Learn and operate the CIQTEK EPR (ESR) Spectroscopy

Such as the application of X-band and W-band pulse EPR, DEER, ENDOR, and other experiments

31 July, 2022

Visiting Tour

2022 Advanced Seminar Date and Location

Duration: July 22-31, 2022, with arrival on July 22 and return of participants at the end of the training in the afternoon of July 31

Class Schedule: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 14:30 p.m. - 18:30 p.m.

Check-in/study location: Greenhotel Animation Industrial Park Hotel, Phase I, Yunfei Road Innovation Industrial Park, High-tech Zone, Hefei, China

Additional Notes


Registration Deadline: July 15, 2022 at 8:00 am