ASTM-E827 Standard Practice for Identifying Elements by the Peaks in Auger Electron Spectroscopy (Withdrawn 2017)

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Standard Practice for Identifying Elements by the Peaks in Auger Electron Spectroscopy (Withdrawn 2017)


1.1 This practice outlines the necessary steps for the identification of elements in a given Auger spectrum obtained using conventional electron spectrometers. Spectra displayed as either the electron energy distribution (direct spectrum) or the first derivative of the electron energy distribution are considered.

1.2 This practice applies to Auger spectra generated by electron or X-ray bombardment of the specimen surface and can be extended to spectra generated by other methods such as ion bombardment.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


AES; Auger electron spectroscopy; spectroscopy; surface analysis; Surface analysis--spectrochemical analysis; Auger electron spectroscopy (AES); ICS Number Code 71.040.50 (Physicochemical methods of analysis)

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03.06 (Molecular Spectroscopy; Surface Analysis)

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71.040.50 (Physicochemical methods of analysis Including spectrophotometric and chromatographic analysis)

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