Any technique which measures the angular intensity distribution of electrons 'reflected
' from a crystalline surface under bombardment with high energy electrons near grazing incidence. The diffraction
pattern provides very surface sensitive information (information depth
on the atomic arrangement of the top layers of a solid.
PAC, 1983, 55, 2023
(Nomenclature, symbols and units recommended for in situ microanalysis (Provisional))
on page 2025
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