1.1 This guide outlines the types of chemical effects and matrix effects which are observed in Auger electron spectroscopy.
1.2 Guidelines are given for the reporting of chemical and matrix effects in Auger spectra.
1.3 Guidelines are given for utilizing Auger chemical effects for identification or characterization.
1.4 This guide is applicable to both electron excited and X-ray excited Auger electron spectroscopy.
1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.