Inelastic mean free paths of Ge in the range of 2-10 keV electron energy

Z. Berényi, B. Aszalós-Kiss, J. Tóth, D. Varga, L. Kövér, K. Tokési, I. Cserny, S. Tanuma

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Elastic-peak electron spectra were recorded in the range of 2-10 keV primary electron energy in order to determine the inelastic mean free path (IMFP) of electrons in polycrystalline Ge samples using Ag as a reference material. The IMFPs of the studied material were calculated as functions of the reference IMFPs to examine the effects of different sources of errors on the accuracy of the resulting data. This representation gives the opportunity to easily re-determine IMFPs for any Ag reference data as well.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1174-1178
Number of pages5
JournalSurface Science
Issue number1-3 PART 2
Publication statusPublished - Sep 20 2004
EventProceedings of the 22nd European Conference on Surface Science - Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: Sep 7 2003Sep 12 2003



  • Electron-solid interactions, scattering, diffraction
  • Electron-solid scattering and transmission - elastic
  • Germanium
  • Polycrystalline surfaces
  • Reflection spectroscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Materials Chemistry

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Berényi, Z., Aszalós-Kiss, B., Tóth, J., Varga, D., Kövér, L., Tokési, K., Cserny, I., & Tanuma, S. (2004). Inelastic mean free paths of Ge in the range of 2-10 keV electron energy. Surface Science, 566-568(1-3 PART 2), 1174-1178.