XAFS for Everyone

XAFS for Everyone

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XAFS for Everyone provides a practical, thorough guide to x-ray absorption fine-structure (XAFS) spectroscopy for both novices and seasoned practitioners from a range of disciplines. The text is enhanced with more than 200 figures as well as cartoon characters who offer informative commentary on the different approaches used in XAFS spectroscopy. The book covers sample preparation, data reduction, tips and tricks for data collection, fingerprinting, linear combination analysis, principal component analysis, and modeling using theoretical standards. It describes both near-edge (XANES) and extended (EXAFS) applications in detail. Examples throughout the text are drawn from diverse areas, including materials science, environmental science, structural biology, catalysis, nanoscience, chemistry, art, and archaeology. In addition, five case studies from the literature demonstrate the use of XAFS principles and analysis in practice. The text includes derivations and sample calculations to foster a deeper comprehension of the results. Whether you are encountering this technique for the first time or looking to hone your craft, this innovative and engaging book gives you insight on implementing XAFS spectroscopy and interpreting XAFS experiments and results. It helps you understand real-world trade-offs and the reasons behind common rules of thumb.gies, more care must be taken. going to measure. from harmonics, and those that are uneven from multiple issues. samples suffer from ... At lower ener0\ a#39; For transmission, samples should be roughly one absorption length thick above the edge wea#39;re a#39; For ... OxfordzOxford University Press. Kelly, S. D., D. Hesterberg, and B. Ravel. 2008. Analysis of soils and minerals using X-ray absorption spectroscopy.

Title:XAFS for Everyone
Author:Scott Calvin
Publisher:CRC Press - 2013-05-20


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