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Argon

Symbol: Ar

Atomic Number: 18
Atomic Weight (Average): 39.94768

Mass (amu) 35.967546 37.962732 39.962383
Abundance
0.33700
0.06300
99.60000

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+4 nm
    Depth Resolution <1.E+4 nm

Unique to Element Web Site Links:

Alpha Elastic Scattering

Proton Elastic Scattering


Point of Contact: Barney L. Doyle