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Synonyms for characteristic

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serving to identify or set apart an individual or group

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Detector fluorescence peak (dead-layer peak, silicon internal fluorescence peak): A peak resulting from the emission of characteristic X-rays in a thin layer of inactive crystal area in the front of an energy dispersive X-ray spectrometer detector.
Of greatest interest to the investigator are the secondary electrons and characteristic X-rays produced in the specimen.
Thus, lead is more efficient in producing x-rays than tungsten, and it produces characteristic x-rays at a more useable energy.
Measurements of the characteristic X-rays emitted by electrons shifting from high-energy, outer shells to low-energy, inner shells allow researchers to track the process.
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