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Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy

  • Tadaaki NagaoEmail author
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Abstract

Fast electrons traveling with kinetic energy in the range from tens to hundreds of kilo-electron volts penetrate nanometer-scale objects and can probe both interior and surface portions of the nanomaterials. The traveling electrons interact with ion cores and electrons in the material and are scattered out from the sample with or without changing their kinetic energies.

Keywords

Electron scattering Transmission electron microscopy Nanomaterials Electronic excitations Chemical composition Chemical mapping 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Center for Materials NanoArchitectonicsNational Institute for Materials ScienceTsukubaJapan

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