Bruker webinar

A Wider World of EPR – At Your Benchtop

Traditionally a remote technique, difficult to access for non-experts, this seminar will help break down perceived barriers to high performance EPR, and will show how ideal it is today - and in benchtop version -, for a wide range of analysis and teaching pplications
This webinar took place on February 19th 2015

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EPR is a relevant technique in many different fields from the research lab to the industrial workplace. EPR is used in biological labs to monitor free radical reactions and to characterize proteins via spin labelling. In the polymer and paint industries, EPR is used to observe the effectiveness of free radical quenchers and light stabilizers. EPR is also a key method for the study of catalytic reactions centers encountered in fine chemical synthesis and pollutant decomposition. Whenever paramagnetic centers are involved, EPR is the only technique available to unequivocally observe and monitor them.

Traditionally a remote technique, difficult to access for non-experts, this seminar will help break down perceived barriers to high performance EPR, thanks to a new dedicated benchtop instrument. 
This seminar will show how ideal it is for a wide range of analysis and teaching applications thanks to its minimal infrastructure, requirements and low cost of ownership, making it suitable for a wide range of laboratory types.

What you will discover

Thanks to a revolutionary new compact, high performance spectrometer that combines unparalleled sensitivity with ease-of-use and affordability, a wider variety of applications are now fully supported through an extensive set of accessories and workflow designs, making EPR spectroscopy more accessible to everyone, across more and more routine, fields.

Bringing higher performance EPR to the wider world, non-experienced and experienced users alike will discover new opportunities for EPR spectroscopy across industrial, research and teaching environments. In addition to surprising sensitivity and stability, we will illustrate the broad range of applications now possible thanks to a wealth of accessories available with the new bench-top.

Who should attend?

Managers, scientists and technicians who are currently interested in EPR.

  • Chemists and biologists
  • Material scientists
  • Polymer chemists
  • Industrial scientists
  • EPR and NMR spectroscopists
  • DNP users
  • Educators
  • Research group leaders
  • Magnetic resonance lab managers
  • Post-doctoral researchers
  • Ph. D. candidates


Dr. Patrick Carl
Dr. Patrick Carl
Senior Applications Scientist Bruker BioSpin Rheinstetten, Germany
Patrick Carl began his EPR career during Ph.D. research at the University of Iowa after obtaining a B.S. from Winona State University.  After initial research with CW-EPR, he proceeded to explore the field of FT-EPR and High Field EPR at the Weizmann Institute of Science, as a post-doctoral researcher.  At the end of his post-doctorate, Patrick joined Bruker in 2003 and began working as an application scientist in EPR.
Dr. Peter Höfer
Dr. Peter Höfer
Director Business Unit EPR Bruker BioSpin Rheinstetten, Germany
Peter Höfer received his diploma in physics from the University of Konstanz. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Stuttgart where he developed pulse-ENDOR methodology and 2D HYSCORE spectroscopy. With these specialist skills he joined Bruker as EPR application scientist in 1988. Since 2010 he has managed the EPR business unit at Bruker BioSpin GmbH.