Scattering of Electrons by an Atom

– Fundamental Process for Visualization of a Single Atom by TEM –
  • Nobuo TanakaEmail author


Atomic scattering factor f(), which is the amplitude including phase of waves scattered from an atom, is explained in Sect.  5.1. The argument 2θ corresponds to scattering/diffraction angles. In this chapter, we study the details of the theory and derivation. This knowledge is a basis for the observation of a single atom using a transmission electron microscope.


Wave Field Single Atom Scatter Factor Diffraction Theory Projection Approximation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan

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