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Slow Particle-Induced Electron Emission from Above and Below Metal Surfaces

  • H. Winter
Conference paper
Part of the Research Reports in Physics book series (RESREPORTS)

Abstract

Electron emission caused from bombardment of metal surfaces with slow heavy particles can be initiated by the kinetic as well as potential energy of the projectiles. After shortly recapitulating our present knowledge on kinetic (“KE”) and potential emission (“PE”) processes, we describe a new experimental technique for their study by virtue of the related electron emission statistics (“ES”). The value of ES measurements will then be demonstrated in several case studies on the following topics.

Keywords

Impact Energy Electron Emission Total Electron Yield Related Electron Flux Clean Gold 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Winter
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  1. 1.Institut für Allgemeine PhysikTechnische Universität WienWienAustria

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