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Title: Note: Binding energy scale calibration of electron spectrometers for photoelectron spectroscopy using a single sample

Abstract

The feasibility of calibrating the binding energy scale for photoelectron spectroscopy using a single sample without sputter cleaning was investigated. By measuring the Fermi level of a Au film with both monochromatic Al K{alpha} (h{nu}= 1486.7 eV) and He I{alpha} (h{nu}= 21.22 eV), the binding energy scale was simply and accurately calibrated. This method is found to yield binding energy values for the Cu 2p{sub 3/2}, Ag 3d{sub 5/2}, and Au 4f{sub 7/2} peaks that agree with the standard tabulated values defined in International Organization for Standardization 15472 to within {+-}0.02 eV.

Authors:
; ;  [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Toronto, 184 College St., Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3E4 (Canada)
  2. (China)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22068780
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 82; Journal Issue: 9; Other Information: (c) 2011 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; 46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; BINDING ENERGY; CALIBRATION; COPPER; ELECTRON SPECTROMETERS; ELECTRONIC STRUCTURE; FERMI LEVEL; GOLD; HELIUM; MONOCHROMATIC RADIATION; PHOTOELECTRON SPECTROSCOPY; SILVER; STANDARDIZATION; THIN FILMS

Citation Formats

Helander, M. G., Greiner, M. T., Wang, Z. B., Lu, Z. H., and Department of Physics, Yunnan University, 2 Cuihu Beilu, Yunnan, Kunming 650091. Note: Binding energy scale calibration of electron spectrometers for photoelectron spectroscopy using a single sample. United States: N. p., 2011. Web. doi:10.1063/1.3642659.
Helander, M. G., Greiner, M. T., Wang, Z. B., Lu, Z. H., & Department of Physics, Yunnan University, 2 Cuihu Beilu, Yunnan, Kunming 650091. Note: Binding energy scale calibration of electron spectrometers for photoelectron spectroscopy using a single sample. United States. doi:10.1063/1.3642659.
Helander, M. G., Greiner, M. T., Wang, Z. B., Lu, Z. H., and Department of Physics, Yunnan University, 2 Cuihu Beilu, Yunnan, Kunming 650091. Thu . "Note: Binding energy scale calibration of electron spectrometers for photoelectron spectroscopy using a single sample". United States. doi:10.1063/1.3642659.
@article{osti_22068780,
title = {Note: Binding energy scale calibration of electron spectrometers for photoelectron spectroscopy using a single sample},
author = {Helander, M. G. and Greiner, M. T. and Wang, Z. B. and Lu, Z. H. and Department of Physics, Yunnan University, 2 Cuihu Beilu, Yunnan, Kunming 650091},
abstractNote = {The feasibility of calibrating the binding energy scale for photoelectron spectroscopy using a single sample without sputter cleaning was investigated. By measuring the Fermi level of a Au film with both monochromatic Al K{alpha} (h{nu}= 1486.7 eV) and He I{alpha} (h{nu}= 21.22 eV), the binding energy scale was simply and accurately calibrated. This method is found to yield binding energy values for the Cu 2p{sub 3/2}, Ag 3d{sub 5/2}, and Au 4f{sub 7/2} peaks that agree with the standard tabulated values defined in International Organization for Standardization 15472 to within {+-}0.02 eV.},
doi = {10.1063/1.3642659},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
issn = {0034-6748},
number = 9,
volume = 82,
place = {United States},
year = {2011},
month = {9}
}