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Molybdenum

Symbol: Mo

Atomic Number: 42
Atomic Weight (Average): 95.91329

Mass (amu) 91.906809 93.905086 94.905838 95.904676 96.906018 97.905405 99.907473
Abundance
14.84000
9.25000
15.92000
16.68000
9.55000
24.13000
9.63000

IBA Techniques to Analyze:

  • HIBS (Heavy Ion BackScattering)
    Sensitivity >1.E-7 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): 3

  • PIXE (Particle Induced X-ray Emission)
    Sensitivity >1.E-5 atomic fraction
    Analysis Range <1.E+4 nm
    Depth Resolution <1.E+4 nm

 

Point of Contact: Barney L. Doyle