X-Ray Data Booklet


Center for X-ray Optics and Advanced Light Source

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory



X-Ray Properties of Elements

Electron Binding Energies
X-Ray Energy Emission Energies
Fluorescence Yields for K and L Shells
Principal Auger Electron Energies
Subshell Photoionization Cross-Sections
Mass Absorption Coefficients
Atomic Scattering Factors
Energy Levels of Few Electron Ions
Periodic Table of X-Ray Properties

Synchrotron Radiation

Characteristics of Synchrotron Radiation
History of X-rays and Synchrotron Radiation
Synchrotron Facilities

Scattering Processes

Scattering of X-rays from Electrons and Atoms
Low-Energy Electron Ranges in Matter

Optics and Detectors

Crystal and Multilayer Elements
Specular Reflectivities for Grazing-Incidence Mirrors
Gratings and Monochromators
Zone Plates
X-Ray Detectors


Physical Constants
Physical Properties of the Elements
Electromagnetic Relations
Radioactivity and Radiation Protection
Useful Formulas


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