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Characterization of Composite Materials by Hatsuo Ishida

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X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) and Electron Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis (ESCA)

JOHN G. DILLARD

Contents

1.1 Introdouction

1.2 Fundamental Principles: XPS and ESCA

1.3 Applications of XPS/ESCA to Composites

1.4 Summary

1.1 Introduction

Composites are used in many areas of industry and transportation, including land, sea, and air transportation systems, commercial appliances, and electronics and computer systems.1 The manner in which a composite is used may require high strength or chemical stability at high temperatures, or high strength and durability under severe environmental conditions. In these applications, the chemical nature of the composite surface may play an important role in effective use and durability of the composite ...

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