Multiplet splitting of core-electron binding energies in transition-metal ions

C. S. Fadley, D. A. Shirley, A. J. Freeman, P. S. Bagus, J. V. Mallow

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Abstract

X-ray photoelectron spectra indicate core-electron binding-energy splittings of 6 eV for the 3s levels in MnF2, MnO, and FeF3, and less pronounced effects on the 3s levels in MnO2 and Fe metal. These splittings are considerably reduced from free-ion predictions but agree well with calculations for Mn in a cluster environment. The 3p multiplet splittings are shown to behave in a quantitatively different fashion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1397-1401
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume23
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1969

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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