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Title: Theoretical interpretation of electron energy-loss spectroscopic images

In this paper, we discuss the theory of electron energy-loss spectroscopic images in scanning transmission electron microscopy. Three case studies are presented which have as common themes issues of inelastic scattering, coherence and image interpretation. The first is a state-by-state inelastic transitions analysis of a spectroscopic image which does not admit direct visual interpretation. The second compares theory and experiment for two-dimensional mapping. Finally, the third considers imaging in three dimensions via depth sectioning.
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  1. Univ. of Melbourne (Australia). School of Physics
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Materials Science and Technology Division
  3. Univ. of Sydney, NSW (Australia). Electron Microscope Unit
  4. Univ. of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW (Australia). School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  5. Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom). Dept. of Materials
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Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
AIP Conference Proceedings
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 999; Journal ID: ISSN 0094-243X
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Contributing Orgs:
Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom); Univ. of Melbourne (Australia)
Country of Publication:
United States
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; core-loss spectroscopy; STEM; nonlocality; electron spectroscopy; coherence; coherence imaging; image analysis; image transmission
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