2. Experimental Probes and Techniques

  1. Kurt W. Kolasinski

Published Online: 30 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119941798.ch2

Surface Science: Foundations of Catalysis and Nanoscience, Third Edition

Surface Science: Foundations of Catalysis and Nanoscience, Third Edition

How to Cite

Kolasinski, K. W. (2012) Experimental Probes and Techniques, in Surface Science: Foundations of Catalysis and Nanoscience, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119941798.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, West Chester University, West Chester, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119990352

Online ISBN: 9781119941798

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Keywords:

  • solids, and experimental probes;
  • structural, electronic, vibrational properties;
  • techniques, probing into properties;
  • synchrotrons, surface science techniques;
  • molecular beams;
  • scanning probe techniques;
  • LEED, in surface structure determination;
  • LEED patterns;
  • EEL

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Ultrahigh vacuum

  • Light and electron sources

  • Molecular beams

  • Scanning probe techniques

  • Low energy electron diffraction (LEED) Advanced Topic: LEED structure determination

  • Electron spectroscopy

  • Vibrational spectroscopy

  • Second harmonic and sum frequency generation

  • Other surface analytical techniques

  • Summary of important concepts

  • Frontiers and challenges

  • Further reading

  • Exercises

  • References