Theoretical Basis of Photon Spectroscopies

  • Massimo AltarelliEmail author
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Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 151)


The theoretical basis of x-ray spectroscopies most commonly used in the investigation of magnetic systems is reviewed. A systematic derivation of the cross sections of the different processes (elastic and inelastic, resonant and non-resonant scattering, absorption spectroscopies and dichroism) is attempted, emphasizing the conceptual common aspects of these techniques and, at the same time, the variety of information that they deliver.


Inelastic Scattering Core Level Resonant Scattering Magnetic Scattering Orbital Order 
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  1. 1.European XFELHamburgGermany

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