Low Temperature Physics: 41, 62 (2015); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4904444
Физика Низких Температур: Том 41, Выпуск 1 (Январь 2015), c. 81-85    ( к оглавлению , назад )

Medical applications of EPR

Uwe Eichhoff and Peter Höfer

Bruker BioSpin GmbH, Silberstreifen, D-76287 Rheinstetten/Germany
E-mail: Uwe.Eichhoff@bruker-biospin.de

Received September 16, 2014


Selected applications of continuous-wave EPR in medicine are reviewed. This includes detection of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species, pH measurements and oxymetry. Applications of EPR imaging are demonstrated on selected examples and future developments to faster imaging methods are discussed.

PACS: 87.53.–j Effects of ionizing radiation on biological systems;
PACS: 87.64.kh EPR.

Key words: EPR, reactive oxygen and nitrogen species, EPR dosimetry, oxymetry, EPR imaging.

Published online: November 24, 2014