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Erbium

Symbol: Er

Atomic Number: 68
Atomic Weight (Average): 167.2557

Mass (amu) 161.928787 163.929211 165.930305 166.932061 167.932383 169.935476
Abundance
0.14000
1.61000
33.60000
22.95000
26.80000
14.90000

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-6 atomic fraction
    Analysis Range <1.E+4 nm
    Depth Resolution <1.E+4 nm

 

Point of Contact: Barney L. Doyle