First Spectromicroscopy Tests at the Taiwan Synchrotron-Radiation Research-Center (Srrc) - Chemical and Topographic Microimaging of Layered Systems

The first photoelectron spectromicroscopy experiments at the new 1.3 GeV ultrabright X-ray source of SRRC have produced interesting results concerning chemical and topographic features in three types of systems: neuron networks grown on metal substrates, cleaved surfaces of high-quality single crystals of Bi2Ca2SrCu2Ox (BCSCO) and Au-covered GaSe. In the case of BCSCO, a general tendency to chemical homogeneity - extremely important for sophisticated spectroscopic applications - sharply conflict with occasional evidence of chemical-contrast features related to inhomogeneties in the Sr content. No chemical inhomogeneity was observed for the GaSe-Au case, in contrast to the lateral variations both in composition and in band bending previously found at submonolayer coverage.

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Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section a-Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment, 361, 1-2, 349-353
Ecole polytech fed lausanne,inst phys appl,ch-1015 lausanne,switzerland. acad sinica,inst phys,taipei,taiwan. cnr,ist struttura mat,rome,italy. cnr,ist neurobiol,i-00137 rome,italy.
ISI Document Delivery No.: RH169

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