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Publication Citation: Contrasting Valence-Band Auger-Electron Spectra for Silver and Aluminum

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Author(s): Cedric J. Powell;
Title: Contrasting Valence-Band Auger-Electron Spectra for Silver and Aluminum
Published: June 04, 1973
Abstract: Measurements of the L2,3VV (V=valence) Auger spectrum of aluminum and the M4,5VV Auger spectrum of silver cannot be simply related to the valence-band density of states. The data for Al indicate a strong energy variation of the transition probability. For silver, the position and shape of the Auger spectrum are associated with multiplet splitting of localized double-d-hole final states.
Citation: Physical Review Letters
Volume: 30
Pages: pp. 1179 - 1182
Research Areas: Surface Physics