## beam current

in in situ microanalysis
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.B00621
The number of @[email protected] reaching the surface of the specimen per unit time expressed as electrical current. Recommended symbol: $$i_{\text{B}}$$; unit: $$\text{A}$$; typical range: $$\mathrm{nA}$$. Recommended measurement technique: Faraday @[email protected]
Source:
PAC, 1983, 55, 2023. (Nomenclature, symbols and units recommended for in situ microanalysis (Provisional)) on page 2026 [Terms] [Paper]