Lorentz Center - Electron Paramagnetic Resonance at High Field and High Frequency: Technology and Applications from 10 May 2004 through 12 May 2004
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    Electron Paramagnetic Resonance at High Field and High Frequency: Technology and Applications
    from 10 May 2004 through 12 May 2004

Workshop “High-Field Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: Technology and Applications”

Monday May 10, 2004


11.00 - 12.30         Registration at the Lorentz Center


12.30 - 13.50         Lunch in Restaurant of the Gorlaeus Laboratories


13.50 - 14.00         Opening


14.00 - 14.35         O. G. Poluektov
Structure and Dynamics of Photosynthetic Reaction Center Proteins as Studied by High-Frequency EPR Spectroscopy.


14.40 - 15.05         G. Kothe
Magneto Orientation of Photosynthetic Cyanobacteria Studied by High-Field EPR: Mechanism and Applications.


15.10 - 15.45         S. Un
High-field EPR studies of  Proteins Involved in Oxidative Stress.


15.50 - 16.20         Tea


16.20 – 16.55        E. Goovaerts
W-Band EPR Study of Pure and Beryllium-Doped Cubic Boron-Nitride Crystals.


17.00 – 17.25        J. Schmidt
Probing the Wave Function of Shallow Li and Na donors in ZnO Nanoparticles by EPR and ENDOR Spectroscopy at 95 GHz.


17.30 - 19.00         Poster session + Wine and Cheese


19.30                     Dinner in Hotel “Het Witte Huis”.



Tuesday, May 11, 2004


09.00 - 09.35         T. Prisner
Distances and Orientations of Metal Centers in Proteins Determined by Pulsed Multi-Frequency EPR.


09.40 - 10.05         M. Fittipaldi
High-Field EPR on Copper Proteins: From Type I to type II


10.10 - 10.35         M. Bennati
180 GHz pulsed EPR and 95 GHz ENDOR for the Mechanistic Studies of Enzyme Catalysis.


10.40 - 11.00         Coffee


11.00 - 11.35         K.P. Dinse
What is Special about Endofullerenes?


11.40 - 12.05         A. Jánossy
Electron Delocalization and Dimerization in Solid C59N-Doped C60 Fullerene.


12.10 - 13.30         Lunch in Restaurant of Gorlaeus Laboratories


13.30 - 13.55         A.L. Barra
High-Frequency EPR Studies of Iron Complexes.


14.00 - 14.25         G.M. Smith
The HiPER Project: High-Field nanosecond Pulse EPR.


14.30 - 14.55         P.Goy.
Millimeter-wave Characterization of Ferrites


15.00 - 15.20         Tea


15.20 - 17.00         Round-Table Discussion

. EPR and ENDOR Techniques at Frequencies Higher than 95 GHz.
(Introduction by M. Bennati and J.A.J.M. Disselhorst).

B. EPR of Lossy and Water-Containing Samples at Frequencies Higher than 95 GHz.
(Introduction by G. Annino).


17.00 - 18.00         Business Meeting of the SENTINEL Network


19.00                     Dinner and Excursion



Wednesday, May 12 2004

09.00 - 09.35         K. Möbius.
High-Field EPR on Transfer and Channel-Forming Proteins in Action: Structures and Dynamics of Molecular Switches.


09.40 - 10.05         F. Lendzian.
Structure of Catalytically Active Radicals in Enzymes from Combined Single-Crystal High-Field EPR/ENDOR and X-Ray Diffraction.


10.10 - 10.35         C. Duboc.
Study of Mn(II)-Containing Enzymes and Chemical Models by High-Field EPR.


10.40 - 11.10         Coffee


11.10 - 11.35         M. Huber.
Structure and Dynamics of Proteins from Spin-Label High-Frequency EPR.


11.40 - 12.05         L.A. Pardi
A Multi-Frequency EPR Study of Spin-Probe Dynamics in Polystyrene.


12.10 - 12.15         Closing remarks





1.      A Continuous-Wave and Pulsed EPR/ENDOR Spectrometer Operating at 275 GHz. H.Blok, J.A.J.M. Disselhorst, S.B. Orlinskii and J.Schmidt.

2.      Overhauser Effect of 67Zn Spins in ZnO at 275 GHz via Cross Relaxation Induced by the Zero-Point Fluctuations of the Phonon Field.

H.Blok, S. B. Orlinskii and J. Schmidt.

3.      EPR at 122/244 GHz in Mühlheim.
E. Reijerse.


4.      Spin-Label EPR on Azurin Mutants: Structure and Dynamics at Different Sites.
M. Finiguerra, I.M.C. van Amsterdam, M. Prudencio, S. Alagaratnam, M. Ubbink, M. Huber.



5.      Spin Relaxation in the Superconductor MgB2.
F. Murányi, F. Simon, F. Fülöp, A. Jánossy.



6.      Gd ESR Satellites of Ca First Neighbors in Gd:CayY1-yBa2Cu3O6.
K. Nagy, A. Erb, A. Jánossy.



7.      Multifrequency ESR Investigation in the Fullerid Polymer MgxC60 (0<x<6).
D. Quintevalle, A. Jánossy, F. Borondics, G. Oszlányi, S. Pekker.



8.      EPR at ETH: Instrumentation and Methodology.
I. Gromov, M. Fedin, G. Mitrikas and A Schweiger.



9.      A Single-Mode Dielectric Resonator for High-Frequency EPR.
M. Cassettari, M. Martinelli, P.J.M. van Bentum.



10.  420 GHz ESR Spectrometer at EPF Lausanne.
T. Fehér, R. Gaál, L. Forró.



11.  Applications of “High-Field” ESEEM Techniques at 35 GHz.
J. Harmer