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Inner-Shell and X-Ray Physics of Atoms and Solids (Physics of Atoms and Molecules) by Derek Fabian

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Published by Springer .
Written in English


  • Nuclear Physics,
  • Science / Nuclear Physics,
  • Radioactivity,
  • Solid State Physics,
  • Science,
  • Atoms,
  • Congresses,
  • Inner-shell ionization,
  • Solids,
  • X-ray spectroscopy,
  • Science/Mathematics

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages950
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10323095M
ISBN 100306408198
ISBN 109780306408199

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X-rays are generated when high-energy electrons strike a solid target e.g. the metal anode in a 'cathode-ray' tube. The spectrum of the x-rays generated in this way consists firstly of a continuous range of wavelengths down to a limiting value corresponding to the maximum energy of the incident electrons, as shown in figure These x-rays are the result of the deceleration of the charged. When a solid or gaseous target is bombarded with heavy charged particles, inner shell electrons of target atoms are ionized and characteristic x rays are produced. We can easily observe these x rays with a Si(Li) detector and derive inner-shell ionization cross section from the x-ray Author: Keizo Ishii. Books about X-Ray and Inner-Shell Physics - Language: en Pages: Atomic Inner-Shell Processes. Inner-Shell and X-Ray Physics of Atoms and Solids. Authors: A wide range of atomic and solid state phenomena is studied today by means of x-ray excitation or inner-shell ionization, as this volume strikingly illustrates. X-rays can also be used to probe the structures of atoms and molecules. Consider X-rays incident on the surface of a crystalline solid. Some X-ray photons reflect at the surface, and others reflect off the “plane” of atoms just below the surface.

X-rays cause ionization in the atoms of the human body (Fig. ), a fact that explains many of the negative effects of radiation discussed later in the text. FIG. X-ray entering an atom in the human body and interacting with an inner shell electron (K-shell) and causing ionization. This is a part of lecture notes on Solid State Physics (Phys /). We discuss several important topics including Ewald sphere. This note may also be useful to the ongoing Senior Lab (Phys   However, since atoms are on the order of nm in size, X-rays can be used to detect the location, shape, and size of atoms and molecules. The process is called X-ray diffraction, and it involves the interference of X-rays to produce patterns that can be analyzed for information about the structures that scattered the X-rays. This book addresses both fundamental issues and applications in the field of x-ray and inner-shell processes induced by photons, particles, or nuclear conversion. The volume contains the invited talks and all papers have been peer reviewed. This meeting brings scientists together from different disciplines of x-ray science and technology. Focus.

Abstract. Extensive work has been done on magnetic, electronic and transport properties of rare earth (R) intermetallics report here the results of our investigation on the chemical shifts of Mn in RMn 2 and those of R in RPt 2 intermetallic compounds. Part of the Physics of Atoms and Molecules book series (PAMO) Abstract In this paper I shall briefly review two recent developments in angle-resolved x-ray photoemission (XPS) studies of single crystals: the use of adsorbate core-level angular distributions for determining surface atomic geometries, and the use of angle-resolved valence spectra. Part of the Physics of Atoms and Molecules book series (PAMO) Abstract During the collision of two heavy ions with a lab velocity of v ion ≈ c a superheavy quasimolecule is formed for a short period of time (about 10 sec). Abstract. High-resolution measurements of L x-ray spectra in the region Z = 40 to 50 are few in the literature 1,2,3,4,5 and therefore the knowledge of these spectra is quite limited. Krause et al 6 have measured and studied theoretically L emission of zirconium. Chen et al have studied silver and based their interpretation on Parratt’s excellent measurement on Ag carried out fourty years ago 2.