XAFS for Everyone provides a practical, thorough guide to x-ray absorption fine-structure (XAFS) spectroscopy for both novices and seasoned practitioners from a range of disciplines. The text is enhanced with more than 200 figures as well as cartoon characters who offer informative commentary on the different approaches used in XAFS spectroscopy.Th
The XAFS Experiment: XAFS in a Nutshell. Planning the Experiment. Sample Preparation. Data Reduction. Data Collection. XAFS Analysis: Fingerprinting. Linear Combination Analysis. Principle Component Analysis. Curve Fitting to Theoretical Standards. Modeling: A Dictionary of Parameters. Identifying a Good Fit. The Process of Fitting. Starting Structures. Constraints. XAFS in the Literature: Communicating XAFS. Case Studies. Appendix. Index.