Xps And Aes In Study Of Surface And Thin Films





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Solid surfaces, their structure and composition: Importance of the surfaces/ Surfaces in different materials/ Structural imaging/ Composition of surface selvedges; Practical detection and spatial limits; Chemical taste information; Techniques to probe electronic structure at surfaces. X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Basics: Principles; Instrumentation; Vacuum systems, X-ray sources, synchrotron radiation, electron energy analyzers; Spectral information, chemical shifts and interpretations; Quantification, depth profiling, imaging. XPS Applications: Catalysis; polyments and organic materials; corrosion, passivation and oxidation; superconductor; semiconductors; metallurgy/ tribology; thin films; Biomaterials, Case studies and lab visit/demo. Auger Electron Spectroscopy Basics: Principles; Instrumentation; Vacuum requirements, Electron sources, electron energy analyzers; Spectral information and interpretation; Quantification, depth profiling, imaging.



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