Research

Samarium

Symbol: Sm

Atomic Number: 62
Atomic Weight (Average): 150.3602

Mass (amu) 143.9102009 146.914907 147.914832 148.917193 149.917285 151.919741 153.922218
Abundance
3.10000
15.00000
11.30000
13.80000
7.40000
26.70000
22.70000

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