Auger electron spectroscopy

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Auger electron spectroscopy

[ō′zhā i′lek‚trän spek′träs·kə·pē]
(spectroscopy)
The energy analysis of Auger electrons produced when an excited atom relaxes by a radiationless process after ionization by a high-energy electron, ion, or x-ray beam. Abbreviated AES.
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The two photoelectron chambers are ideally suited for high-resolution photoelectron and Auger spectroscopy of gases, solids and surfaces; two other chambers - Table 2, No.
Part 1 - Delivery of the manipulator to measure the structure by RHEED, composition analysis by Auger spectroscopy and electronic structure by photoemission Arpes.
The researchers say their tecnique is powerful enough to handle diffraction data produced by a variety of methods currently used by scientists to probe the nature of surfaces, including photelectron nd Auger spectroscopy.