Auger process

Auger process
noun see Auger effect

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Auger electron spectroscopy — (AES; Auger pronounced|oːʒeː in French) is a common analytical technique used specifically in the study of surfaces and, more generally, in the area of materials science. Underlying the spectroscopic technique is the Auger effect, as it has come… …   Wikipedia

  • Auger effect — noun Etymology: Pierre V. Auger died 1993 French physicist Date: 1931 a process in which an atom that has been ionized through the emission of an electron with energy in the X ray range undergoes a transition in which a second electron is emitted …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Auger effect — /oh zhay /, Physics. a nonradiative process in which an atom in an excited state undergoes a transition to a lower state by the emission of a bound electron (Auger electron) rather than by the emission of an x ray. Also called autoionization.… …   Universalium

  • Auger effect — The Auger effect (pronEng|ˈɔːʒɚ, or Oh jeh) is a phenomenon in physics in which the emission of an electron from an atom causes the emission of a second electron. [GoldBookRef|title=Auger effect|url=] When an… …   Wikipedia

  • auger effect — (ˈ)ō|zhā noun Usage: usually capitalized A Etymology: after Pierre V. Auger b1899 French physicist : a process in which an atom singly ionized by emitting one electron with energy in the X ray range instead of emitting the usual X ray photon on… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pierre Victor Auger — Infobox Scientist name = PAGENAME box width = image width =150px caption = PAGENAME birth date = May 14, 1899 birth place = Paris death date = December 25, 1993 death place = residence = citizenship = nationality = ethnicity = field = physics… …   Wikipedia

  • surface analysis — ▪ chemistry Introduction       in analytical chemistry (chemistry), the study of that part of a solid that is in contact with a gas or a vacuum. When two phases of matter are in contact, they form an interface. The term surface is usually… …   Universalium

  • Timeline of microphysics — Timeline of quantum mechanics, molecular physics, atomic physics, nuclear physics, and particle physics* 585 BC Buddha stated that there were indivisible particles of mind and matter which vibrated 3 trillion times in the blink of an eye which he …   Wikipedia

  • Coster–Kronig transition — The Coster–Kronig transition is a special case of the Auger process in which the vacancy is filled by an electron from a higher subshell of the same shell. If, in addition, the electron emitted (the Auger electron ) also belongs to the same shell …   Wikipedia

  • XANES — X ray Absorption Near Edge Structure (XANES), also known as Near edge X ray absorption fine structure (NEXAFS) is a type of absorption spectroscopy. NEXAFS also at times used the abbreviation EXAFS. XANES data indicate the absorption peaks due to …   Wikipedia

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