Advertisement

Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 16, Issue 11, pp 3115–3121 | Cite as

Micro-area Auger analysis of a SiC/Ti fibre composite

  • E. P. Zironi
  • H. Poppa
Papers

Abstract

The reaction zone of an annealed W-SiC/Ti fibre composite was studied by means of micro-area Auger spectroscopy. The Auger peaks and the respective concentrations of the reaction products across the fibre-matrix reaction zone were analysed using smallspot line scans. In spite of surface topographical limitations it was possible to semiquantitatively determine elemental concentrations with spatial resolutions much higher than are possible using X-ray micro-analysis and to speculate on the formation of different compounds as reaction products.

Keywords

Polymer Spectroscopy Auger Elemental Concentration Reaction Zone 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    C. T. Lynch and J. P. Kershaw, “Metal Matrix Composites” (CRC Press, Cleveland, 1974) Chap. 3.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    J. L. Ratliff, Ph.D. thesis, Ohio State University, 1969.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    M. B. Chamberlain, Thin Sol. Films 72 (1980) 305.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    A. G. Metcalfe, in “Interfaces in Metal Matrix Composites”, Vol. 1, edited by A. G. Metcalfe (Academic Press, New York and London, 1974) Chap. 3.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    G. Ziegler and H. Dudek, Microchimica Acta [Wien], Suppl. 8 (1979) 421.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    G. Todd, H. Poppa and L. H. Veneklasen, Thin Sol. Films 57 (1979) 213.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    L. E. Davies, N. C. MacDonald, P. W. Palmberg, G. E. Riach and R. E. Weber, “Handbook of Auguer Electron Spectroscopy” (Physical Electronics Industries, Inc., Eden Praire, Minnesota, 1976).Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    A. J. Van Bommel, J. F. Crombeen and A. Van Tooren, Surface Sci. 48 (1975) 463.Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    J. T. Grant and W. T. Haas, ibid. 23 (1970) 347.Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    C. C. Chang, in “Characterization of Solid Surfaces”, edited by P. F. Kane and G. B. Larrabee (Plenum Press, New York, 1974) Chap. 20.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    J. S. Solomon and W. L. Baun, Surface Sci. 51 (1975) 228.Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    R. Browning, M. M. El Gomati and M. Prutton, ibid. 68 (1977) 328.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Chapman and Hall Ltd. 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. P. Zironi
    • 1
  • H. Poppa
    • 1
  1. 1.Stanford/NASA Joint Institute for Surface and Microstructure Research, Department of Materials Science and EngineeringStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

Personalised recommendations