Auger electron spectroscopy

noun

Definition of Auger electron spectroscopy

: an instrumental method for determining the chemical composition of a material's surface by means of analysis of the energies of Auger electrons emitted from the surface

called also Auger spectroscopy

First Known Use of Auger electron spectroscopy

1970, in the meaning defined above

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“Auger electron spectroscopy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Auger%20electron%20spectroscopy. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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