A Comparison of Electron and Photon Beams for Obtaining Inner Shell Spectra

  • M. Utlaut


Recently there has been considerable interest shown in the use of synchrotron radiation as a tunable X-ray source2,3 and electron energy loss spectroscopy within the electron microscope4,5 for performing chemical and electronic spectroscopy of matter. It is worthwhile to compare these two kinds of radiation as to their sensitivity and applicability for studying different systems.


Photon Beam Incident Electron Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy Beam System Electron Energy Loss Spectrum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Utlaut
    • 1
  1. 1.The Enrico Fermi Institute and Department of PhysicsThe University of ChicagoUSA

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