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Neodymium

Symbol: Nd

Atomic Number: 60
Atomic Weight (Average): 144.2423

Mass (amu) 141.907731 142.909823 143.910096 144.912582 145.913126 147.916901 149.920900
Abundance
27.13000
12.18000
23.80000
8.30000
17.19000
5.76000
5.64000

IBA Techniques to Analyze:

  • HIBS (Heavy Ion BackScattering)
    Sensitivity >1.E-8 atomic fraction
    Analysis Range <1.E+2 nm

  • RBS (Rutherford BackScattering)
    Sensitivity >1.E-5 atomic fraction
    Analysis Range <1.E+3 nm
    Depth Resolution <1.E+2 nm
    Mass Resolution (FWHM atomic number): 4

  • 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