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Silicon

Symbol: Si

Atomic Number: 14
Atomic Weight (Average): 28.08549

Mass (amu) 27.976927 28.976495 29.973770
Abundance
92.23000
4.67000
3.10000

IBA Techniques to Analyze:

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

  • PIXE (Particle Induced X-ray Emission)
    Sensitivity >1.E-4 atomic fraction
    Analysis Range <1.E+3 nm
    Depth Resolution <1.E+3 nm

Unique to Element Web Site Links:

Alpha Elastic Scattering

Proton Elastic Scattering


Point of Contact: Barney L. Doyle