Pearson, D. H. and Fultz, B. and Ahn, C. C. (1988) Measurements of 3d state occupancy in transition metals using electron energy loss spectrometry. Applied Physics Letters, 53 (15). pp. 1405-1407. ISSN 0003-6951. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:PEAapl88
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We report a linear correlation between the total intensities of the L2,3 white lines in electron energy loss spectra and the number of unoccupied 3d states in 3d transition metals. We show that this correlation can be used to obtain quantitative information about electronic changes during alloying and during solid-state phase transformations.
|Additional Information:||© 1988 American Institute of Physics. Received 6 May 1988; accepted 3 August 1988. We thank J. Kittl for his assistance with the sample preparation. This work was supported by U.S. Department of Energy under contract No. DE-FG03-86ER45270.|
|Subject Keywords:||PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS, ENERGY−LOSS SPECTROSCOPY, D STATES, ENERGY−LEVEL DENSITY, ELECTRONIC STRUCTURE, COPPER BASE ALLOYS, ZIRCONIUM ALLOYS, NICKEL ALLOYS, VANADIUM ADDITIONS, IRON ALLOYS, COBALT ALLOYS, EXPERIMENTAL DATA|
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|Deposited By:||Tony Diaz|
|Deposited On:||01 Jul 2008|
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