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DIR-SIT : NS Glossary: Auger electron

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Auger electron

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The fast electron ejected as the result of the interaction between an X ray photon and an orbital (valence) electron  resulting in non-radiative transition of an atom to a lower excited electronic energy state (see isomeric transition).

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Created at 31/05/2013 14:34 by NAIR, Deepu
Last modified at 31/05/2013 14:34 by NAIR, Deepu