Auger electron spectroscopy

noun

: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Auger electron spectroscopy was in 1970

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“Auger electron spectroscopy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Auger%20electron%20spectroscopy. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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