Thermal Desorption Spectroscopy

  • Shohei OguraEmail author
  • Katsuyuki Fukutani


TDS is a method for the study of adsorption, desorption, and reaction of adsorbed atoms or molecules on surfaces by measuring the desorption rate of desorbing gas from surfaces as a function of sample temperature. The basic concept of this method is that adsorbates with a higher desorption barrier desorb at higher temperature.


Desorption kinetics Adsorption and desorption mechanism Interaction between adsorbates Surface coverage Surface reaction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Industrial ScienceThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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