Electron Spin Resonance of Single Crystals of Cystine Dihydrochloride Irradiated with Monochromatic UV Radiation at Various Wavelenghts

E. Lund-Thomsen, S. O. Nielsen

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    Abstract

    Single crystals of cystine dihydrochloride were irradiated at room temperature with monochromatic uv radiation. The optical bandwidth was about 20 Å for each wavelength used. Essentially two ESR centers were observed, the relative yield being approximately 1. One center is identified as the RS radical also detected after γ irradiation at room temperature, the second center is tentatively identified as a RS radical stabilized in an environment different from that of the first mentioned RS radical or alternatively as the RSS+R radical ion.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
    Volume57
    Issue number3
    Pages (from-to)1095-1099
    ISSN0021-9606
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1972

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