On the Production of X-rays by Low Energy Ion Beams
Version of Record online: 28 FEB 2007
Copyright © 2007 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 29, Issue 1, pages 1–4, January/February 2007
How to Cite
Joy, D. C., Meyer, H. M., Bolorizadeh, M., Lin, Y. and Newbury, D. (2007), On the Production of X-rays by Low Energy Ion Beams. Scanning, 29: 1–4. doi: 10.1002/sca.20002
- Issue online: 28 FEB 2007
- Version of Record online: 28 FEB 2007
- Manuscript Accepted: 14 NOV 2006
- Manuscript Received: 23 SEP 2006
- fluorescent X-rays;
Although electron beams with energies of a few keV can excite fluorescent X-ray production from solids, ion beams of comparable energy cannot do so. The reason for this situation is that it is the velocity of the incident particle, rather than its energy, which determines whether an ionization event can be generated. SCANNING 29: 1–4, 2007. Copyright © 2007 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.