Accession Number : ADA019424

Title :   The Atom Probe Field Ion Microscope: Fundamental Principles of Operation.

Descriptive Note : Doctoral thesis,

Corporate Author : ILLINOIS UNIV AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN COORDINATED SCIENCE LAB

Personal Author(s) : Chambers,Robert Sloane

Report Date : DEC 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 209

Abstract : The ability of the Atom Probe to characterize the chemical composition of a surface with atomic resolution has been investigated. The experimental techniques necessary for quantitative surface studies are presented.

Descriptors :   *SURFACES, *FIELD ION MICROSCOPY, FIELD ION IMAGES, ELECTRIC FIELDS, ATOMIC SPECTROSCOPY, SURFACE CHEMISTRY, LABORATORY EQUIPMENT, DIFFRACTION ANALYSIS, MASS SPECTROMETRY, FIELD EMISSION, CRYSTAL STRUCTURE, COMPARISON, ELECTRONIC STATES, KINETICS, RESOLUTION, EVAPORATION, HYDROGEN, SURFACE PROPERTIES, IONS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, PROBES, WAVE FUNCTIONS, HELIUM, NEON, MOLYBDENUM, CALIBRATION, TUNGSTEN, THESES

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE