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Studies of Solids and Surfaces by Auger Electron Spectroscopy

Rao, CNR and Roberts, MW and Weightman, P (1986) Studies of Solids and Surfaces by Auger Electron Spectroscopy. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London - Series A: Mathematical and Physical Sciences, 318 (1541). 37 -50.

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Abstract

Although the applications of Auger electron spectroscopy in surface analysis have by far outweighed its use as a tool to investigate electron states of solids and surfaces, there are a variety of situations where Auger spectroscopy provides unique information. Apart from the chemical shifts, Auger intensities are useful in determining the number of d-electron states in transition metal systems. Auger spectroscopy is a good probe to investigate the surface oxidation of metals. In addition to the intra-atomic Auger transitions, inter-atomic transitions observed in oxides and other systems reveal the nature of electron states of surfaces. Charge-transfer and hybridization effects in alloys are also usefully studied by Auger spectroscopy. Auger electron spectroscopy has not been a popular technique to investigate adsorption of molecules on surfaces, but the technique is useful to obtain fingerprints of surface species.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to The Royal Society.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2010 10:05
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:39
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/21861

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