Inner Shell Excitation Spectroscopy of Molecule using Inelastic Electron Scattering
Dept. of Chemistry and BIMR, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4M1, Canada
(Received 21 Mar 2000; accepted 9 Jun 2000)
Instrumentation and recent applications of inner-shell electron energy loss spectroscopy of gas phase molecules are reviewed. An overview of recent work in an historical perspective is provided. Comparison is made to the complementary technique of X-ray absorption spectroscopy. Highlights are described of recent applications in: polymer analogue studies, in situ studies of transient species, non-dipole spectroscopy, and systematic measurements of generalized oscillator strengths.
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