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Microsc. Microanal. Microstruct.
Volume 6, Number 3, June 1995
Page(s) 253 - 262
Microsc. Microanal. Microstruct. 6, 253-262 (1995)
DOI: 10.1051/mmm:1995122

The Auger Effect

Marie-Geneviève Barthés-Labrousse

CNRS, Centre d'Etudes de Chimie Métallurgique, 15, rue Georges Urbain, 94407 Vitry Cedex, France

A brief histiry of the discovery of the Auger effect is given, which is followed by a short description of some of the fields in which this discovery has had a major impact.

0165 - History of science.
3280H - Auger effect and inner shell ionization atoms.
7920F - Electron surface impact: Auger emission.
0130R - Reviews and tutorial papers: resource letters.

Key words
Auger effect -- history -- Auger effect -- brief history

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