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High Resolution Photoemission Study of Condensed Layers of Nitrogen and Carbon Monoxide



P R. Norton, R L. Tapping, H P. Broida, John William Gadzuk, B Waclawski


Values are reported for the absolute yields of KVV Auger electrons from beryllium and L23VV Auger electrons from aluminum excited by 60- to 220-keV proton bombardment. The measurements were made using semi-infinite evaporated samples, and the results were used to derive effective values of the inelastic attenuation lengths for low-energy Auger electrons in the surface regions of the samples. The attenuation lengths determined using this technique were 6.1 Aring} for 100-eV electrons in Be and 1.9 Aring} for 67-eV electrons in Al. These effective attenuation lengths are appropriate for use in Auger-electron spectroscopy and x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy.
Chemical Physics Letters


Norton, P. , Tapping, R. , Broida, H. , Gadzuk, J. and Waclawski, B. (1978), High Resolution Photoemission Study of Condensed Layers of Nitrogen and Carbon Monoxide, Chemical Physics Letters (Accessed June 18, 2024)


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Created January 31, 1978, Updated October 12, 2021