High Energy Electron Diffraction and Microscopy

Hardcover | January 27, 2005

byL.M. Peng, S.L. Dudarev, M.J. Whelan

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This book provides the reader with a comprehensive introduction to high energy electron diffraction and elastic and inelastic scattering of high energy electrons, with particular emphasis on applications to modern electron microscopy. Starting from a survey of fundamental phenomena, theauthors introduce the most important concepts underlying modern understanding of high energy electron diffraction. Dynamical diffraction in transmission (THEED) and reflection (RHEED) geometries is treated using a general matrix theory, where computer programs and worked examples are provided toillustrate the concepts and to familiarize the reader with practical applications. Diffuse and inelastic scattering and coherence effects are treated comprehensively both as a perturbation of elastic scattering and within the general multiple scattering quantum mechanical framework of the densitymatrix method. Among the highlights are the treatment of resonance diffraction of electrons, HOLZ diffraction, the formation of Kikuchi bands and lines and ring patterns, and application of diffraction to monitoring of growing surfaces. Useful practical data are summarised in tables including thoseof electron scattering factors for all the neutral atoms and many ions, and the temperature dependent Debye-Waller factors given for over 100 elemental crystals and compounds.

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This book provides the reader with a comprehensive introduction to high energy electron diffraction and elastic and inelastic scattering of high energy electrons, with particular emphasis on applications to modern electron microscopy. Starting from a survey of fundamental phenomena, theauthors introduce the most important concepts und...

L.-M. Peng, Yangtze Professor of Nanoscale Science and Technology at Peking University; elected Fellow of Institute of Physics in 2000 and awarded the Qiu Shi Prize for Outstanding Young Scientist in Physics in 1998. Currently serves as an Associate Editor of the "International Journal of Nanoscience", a member of the Advisory Editori...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:558 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.3 inPublished:January 27, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198500742

ISBN - 13:9780198500742

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Table of Contents

1. Basic concepts2. Kinematic theory3. Dynamical theory I - general theory4. Dynamical theory II - THEED5. Reflection high energy electron diffraction6. Resonance effects in diffraction7. Diffuse and inelastic scattering - elementary processes8. Diffuse and inelastric scattering - multiple scattering effects9. Crystal and diffraction symmetry10. Perturbation methods and tensor theory11. Digital electron microscopy12. Image formation and the retrieval of the wave function13. The atomic scattering factor and the optical potential14. Debye-Waller factors15. Some useful mathematical relations16. Green's functions17. FORTRAN listing of RHEED routines18. Parameterization of the atomic scattering factor