On this page you'll find topics regarding the use of the XPS (ThermoFisher K-Alpha) at ChemE at Delft University of Technology. Right now these topics are categorized as follows: policies, background, element info, technotes, issues and links.
The policies section describes the rules that are specific to our lab.
The background section provides information on the XPS equipment and on some measurement characteristics
The element info section describes detailed information on some elements as they have been measured with our XPS.
The technotes section provides some reference data and describes how some (less) frequently used actions can be performed.
The issues section describes some of the technical issues we've run into and how they were solved.
The links section lists a few links to websites with more information on XPS, including reference databases.