Low-Loss and No-Loss Spectra and Images

  • David B. Williams
  • C. Barry Carter


The term ‘energy loss’ implies that we are interested only in inelastic interactions, but the spectrum will also contain electrons which have not lost any discernible energy, so we need to consider elastic scattering as well. In this chapter, we’ll focus on the low-energy portion of the EEL spectrum which comprises.


Interband Transition Plasmon Peak Thick Specimen Thin Specimen Plasmon Loss 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of Alabama in HuntsvilleHuntsvilleUSA
  2. 2.University of ConnecticutStorrsUSA

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