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Potassium

Potassium

Atomic Number: 19
Atomic Weight (Average): 39.0983

Mass (amu) 38.963708 39.963999 40.961825
Abundance
93.25810
0.01170
6.73020

IBA Techniques to Analyze:

  • HIBS (Heavy Ion BackScattering)
    Sensitivity >1.E-5 atomic fraction
    Analysis Range <1.E+2 nm

  • RBS (Rutherford BackScattering)
    Sensitivity >1.E-4 atomic fraction
    Analysis Range <1.E+3 nm
    Depth Resolution <1.E+2 nm
    Mass Resolution (FWHM atomic number): 2

  • PIXE (Particle Induced X-ray Emission)
    Sensitivity >1.E-4 atomic fraction
    Analysis Range <1.E+4 nm
    Depth Resolution <1.E+4 nm

Unique to Element Web Site Link:

Alpha Elastic Scattering


Point of Contact: Barney L. Doyle