Homework #1: Basic Surface Science & Vacuum Tech
1.) Unit Conversion Table: (10 pts)
Complete the following table:
2.) Vacuum Pressure Regimes: (30 pts)
a. What is the mean free path o
Homework #4: Electron Microscopy (100pts)
1.) Electron Microscopy: (15pts)
a. Why is it that electron microscopy can achieve much higher resolution and consequently
image objects on a much smaller scale than visible light microscopy?
b. Roughly speaking,
Homework #2: Auger Electron Spectroscopy
1.) Auger Phenomenon: (15 pts)
a. Draw a diagram of the Auger process for an element with three energy levels that each
contains two electrons. Also in words explain how Auger electrons are produced.
b. Is it possi