Boron Carbide Formula: B4C Core Loss

Submitted by Virginie Serin, April 20, 2005.

Source / Purity: Commercial powder Aldrich

Author Comments: Residual detector background removed. Analyst: Otmane Abidate. Temperature: Room.

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Spectrum Metadata

Specimen Name
CM30
Spectrum Type
Core Loss
Specimen Formula
B4C
Data Range
167.98 eV - 269.89 eV
Source and Purity
Commercial powder Aldrich
Elemental Edges
B_K
Keywords
imported from old site
Associated Spectra
LL Boron carbide
Alternative URL
Old EELS DB
Microscope Name / Model
CM30
Gun Type
LaB6
Incident Beam Energy
100 kV
Resolution
1.2 eV
Monochromated
No
Dispersion
0.1 eV/pixel
Convergence Semi-angle
3.67 mrad
Collection Semi-angle
5 mrad
Probe Size
60 nm2
Integration Time
1 secs
Number of Readouts
10
Detector
Parallel: 666 Gatan
Dark Current Correction
Yes
Gain Variation Spectrum
Yes
Relative Thickness
0.6 t/λ
Reference
Virginie Serin, Rik Brydson, Andrew Scott, Yolande Kihn, Otmane Abidate, Bertrand Maquin, Alain Derré (2000). Evidence for the solubility of boron in graphite by electron energy loss spectroscopy Carbon 38:4 547-554
DOI
10.1016/S0008-6223(99)00128-1
Reference URL
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0008-6223(99)00128-1