Boron Carbide Formula: B4C Low 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
Low Loss
Specimen Formula
B4C
Data Range
-14.4 eV - 87.5 eV
Source and Purity
Commercial powder Aldrich
Keywords
imported from old site
Associated Spectra
CL Boron carbide
CL Boron carbide
Alternative URL
Old EELS DB
Microscope Name / Model
CM30
Gun Type
LaB6
Incident Beam Energy
100 kV
Resolution
1.2 eV
Dispersion
0.1 eV/pixel
Acquisition Mode
Diffraction
Convergence Semi-angle
3.67 mrad
Collection Semi-angle
0.33 mrad
Probe Size
60 nm2
Integration Time
0.1 secs
Number of Readouts
10
Detector
Parallel: 666 Gatan
Dark Current Correction
Yes
Gain Variation Spectrum
Yes
Relative Thickness
0.6 t/λ
Reference
Serin V. et al., Carbon, 38 n4, 547-554, 2000