The X-Ray Standing Wave Technique: Principles And Applications, 1st Edition

  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9812779019
  • ISBN-13: 9789812779014
  • DDC: 539.7222
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 556 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The X-ray standing wave (XSW) technique is an X-ray interferometric method combining diffraction with a multitude of spectroscopic techniques. It is extremely powerful for obtaining information about virtually all properties of surfaces and interfaces on the atomic scale. However, as with any other technique, it has strengths and limitations. The proper use and necessary understanding of this method requires knowledge in quite different fields of physics and technology. This volume presents comprehensively the theoretical background, technical requirements and distinguished experimental highlights of the technique. Containing contributions from the most prominent experts of the technique, such as Andre Authier, Boris Batterman, Michael J Bedzyk, Jene Golovchenko, Victor Kohn, Michail Kovalchuk, Gerhard Materlik and D Phil Woodruff, the book equips scientists with all the necessary information and knowledge to understand and use the XSW technique in practically all applications.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Part I.
2: X-Ray Standing Waves in a Nutshell.
3: Dynamical Theory of X-Ray Standing Waves in Perfect Crystals.
4: X-Ray Standing Wave in Complex Crystal Structures.
5: X-Ray Standing Wave in a Backscattering Geometry.
6: X-Ray Standing Wave at the Total Reflection Condition.
7: X-Ray Standing Wave at Grazing Incidence and Exit.
8: X-Ray Standing Wave in Multilayers.
9: Kinematical X-Ray Standing Waves.
10: X-Ray Waveguides.
11: Compton Scattering from X-Ray Standing Wave Field.
12: Theory of Photoelectron Emission from an X-Ray Interference Field.
13: Site-Specific X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Using X-Ray Standing Waves.
14: Experimental Basics.
15: Part II.
16: XSW Imaging.
17: X-Ray Standing Waves in Quasicrystals: Atomic Positions in an Aperiodic Lattice.
18: X-Ray Standing Waves in Thin Crystals: Probing the Polarity of Thin Epitaxial Films.
19: Isotopic Effect on the Lattice Constant of Germanium and Silicon.
20: Biomembrane Models and Organic Monolayers on Liquid and Solid Surfaces.
21: Applications of XSW in Interfacial Geochemistry.
22: Complex Surface Phases of Sb on Si(113): Combining XSW and Density Functional Theory.
23: X-Ray Standing Wave Analysis of Non-Commensurate Adsorbate Structures Produced by Ga Adsorption on Ge(111).
24: Photon Stimulated Desorption.
25: Depth-Profiling of Marker Layers Using X-Ray Waveguides.
26: Coherent Diffraction Imaging with Hard X-Ray Waveguides.
27: X-Ray Standing Wave for Chemical-State Specific Surface Structure Determination.
28: Site-Specific X-Ray Photoelectron Spectra of Transition-Metal Oxides.
29: Probing Multilayer Nanostructures with Photoelectron and X-Ray Emission Spectroscopies Excited by X-Ray Standing Waves.
Appendix 1: X-Ray Standing Waves — Early Reminiscenses.
Appendix 2: Remembrances of X-Ray Standing Waves Days.
Appendix 3: X-Ray Standing Wave Work at Suny Albany: A Personal Summary.
Appendix 4: Personal Recollections about Research Activities Related to the X-Ray Standing Wave Method.
Appendix 5: X-Ray Standing Waves — The Early Days in Hamburg.