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EMU Notes in Mineralogy - volume 8

Nanoscopic approaches in Earth and planetary sciences (F. Brenker and G. Jordan, eds)

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ISBN: 978-0-903056-25-0

xiii + 382 pp. 

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Chapter 1: Focused ion beam (FIB): site-specific sample preparation, nano-analysis, nano-characterization and nano-machining
Richard Wirth

Chapter 2: Nanopetrology of pyroxenes: reconstruction of geodynamic parameters using TEM techniques
Frank E. Brenker

Chapter 3: Electron energy-loss spectroscopy and energy-filtered transmission electron microscopy: Nanoscale determination of Fe3+/ΣFe ratios and valence-state mapping
Ute Golla-Schindler and Peter A. van Aken

Chapter 4: Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry - less conventional applications: TOF-SIMS, molecules and surfaces
Ian Lyon and Torsten Henkel

Chapter 5: Ion microprobe analysis: Basic principles, state-of-the-art instruments and recent applications with emphasis on the geosciences
Bärbel W. Sinha and Peter Hoppe

Chapter 6: Synchrotron radiation micro- and nano-spectroscopy
L. Vincze, G. Silversmit, B. Vekemans, R. Terzano, F. Brenker, M. Spagnuolo and L. Medici

Chapter 7: Reactivity of mineral surfaces at nano-scale: kinetics and mechanisms of growth and dissolution
Carlos M. Pina and Guntram Jordan

Chapter 8: Nanoparticle-host interactions in natural systems
Udo Becker, Martin Reich and Subhashis Biswas

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