Research

Iron

Symbol: Fe

Atomic Number: 26
Atomic Weight (Average): 55.84678

Mass (amu) 53.939612 55.934939 56.935396 57.933278
Abundance
5.80000
91.72000
2.20000
0.28000

IBA Techniques to Analyze:

  • HIBS (Heavy Ion BackScattering)
    Sensitivity >1.E-6 atomic fraction
    Analysis Range <1.E+2 nm

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

  • 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