Research

Niobium

Symbol: Nb

Atomic Number: 41
Atomic Weight (Average): 92.9064

Mass (amu) 92.906378
Abundance 100.0000

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