Z | Atomic number | |
E | Photon energy in keV | |
λ | Equivalent wavelength using E ·λ = 1.23984244 keV-nm, from Ref. [51] | |
Atomic weight | g/mol, used in determination of conversion factors | |
ρ | Nominal density in typical elemental material for users g/cm^{3} | |
µ_{a} | Conversion for photoabsorption to barns/atom | |
Edge energies | Values taken from Ref. [26] | |
Edge labels | Spectroscopic notation (K=1s, L_{I}=2s, L_{II}=2p_{1/2}, et seq.) | |
f_{1}, f_{2} | Atomic scattering factors in electrons/atom (or eu) for forward scattering using (eq 3-7) and (eq 8-18) | |
f_{rel} | Relativistic correction to Re(f), following Ref. [6] (denoted H82), and Ref. [17-20] scaled as in Ref. [38,39] (denoted 3/5CL) | |
f_{NT} | Nuclear Thomson correction to Re(f) following (eq 4) and Ref. [13,14] | |
f_{2}, K-shell | Component of f_{2} relating to the isolated K-shell orbital | |
µ = µ_{PE} | Photoabsorption cross-section in cm^{2}/g | |
µ_{K} | Component of µ relating to the isolated K-shell orbital | |
σ(coh+inc) = σ_{coh}+σ_{inc} | Estimate of coherent and incoherent scattering cross-section sum | |
Attenuation coefficient^{ } = µ + σ(coh+inc) |
Attenuation coefficient in cm^{2}/gm | |
Full lines on plots | Current tabulation (extended) for f_{1}, f_{2}, and µ | |
Dot-dash curves | Results reinterpolated from Ref. [15-16], for f_{1}, f_{2}, and µ | |
Dash in f_{2} plots | f_{2} K-shell | |
Dash in µ plots | σ(coh+inc) |