Search for dissertations about: "X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy XPS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 148 swedish dissertations containing the words X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy XPS.

  1. 1. Electronic Structures and Energy Level Alignment in Mesoscopic Solar Cells : A Hard and Soft X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Study

    Author : Rebecka Lindblad; Håkan Rensmo; Hans Seigbahn; Anders Hagfeldt; Erik Johansson; Marcus Bär; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Photoelectron spectroscopy; HAXPES; PES; XPS; electronic structure; energy level alignment; mesoscopic solar cell; hole conductor; perovskite; dye-sensitized; semiconductor-sensitized; TiO2; ZnO; spiro-OMeTAD; P3HT; DEH; metal sulfide; Li-TFSI; Co III complex; Physics with spec. in Atomic; Molecular and Condensed Matter Physics; Fysik med inriktning mot atom- molekyl- och kondenserande materiens fysik;

    Abstract : Photoelectron spectroscopy is an experimental method to study the electronic structure in matter. In this thesis, a combination of soft and hard X-ray based photoelectron spectroscopy has been used to obtain atomic level understanding of electronic structures and energy level alignments in mesoscopic solar cells. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nuclear Dynamics in X-ray Absorption and Raman Scattering

    Author : Ivaylo Minkov; Faris Gelmukhanov; Knut Borve; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; x-ray scattering; theory; simulations; recoil; Doppler effect; nuclear dynamics; Auger; XPS; Theoretical chemistry; Teoretisk kemi;

    Abstract : This thesis presents theoretical studies of several x-ray spectroscopies - x-ray absorption, x-ray photoelectron emission, radiative and non-radiative resonant Raman scattering spectroscopy. The main focus point is investigating the influence of nuclear dynamics on these spectra for a variety of small molecules - naphthalene, biphenyl, ethylene, the water dimer, HCl, CO. READ MORE

  3. 3. Photoelectron Spectroscopy on Atoms, Molecules and Clusters : The Geometric and Electronic Structure Studied by Synchrotron Radiation and Lasers

    Author : Torbjörn Rander; Olle Björneholm; Gunnar Öhrwall; Maxim Tchaplyguine; Matthias Neeb; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Atomic and molecular physics; Free clusters; Electron spectroscopy; Doped clusters; Laser excitation; Alkali metals; Electronic structure; Geometric structure; X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy XPS ; Resonant Auger spectroscopy RAS ; Near-threshold x-ray absorption fine structure NEXAFS ; Ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy UPS ; Detuning; Ultra-fast dissociation UFD ; Sodium; Potassium; Oxygen; Bromomethane; Argon; Xenon; Krypton; Molecular field splitting; Core hole lifetime; Core excitation; Atom- och molekylfysik;

    Abstract : Atoms, molecules and clusters all constitute building blocks of macroscopic matter. Therefore, understanding the electronic and geometrical properties of such systems is the key to understanding the properties of solid state objects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring the Surface of Aqueous Solutions : X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy studies using a liquid micro-jet

    Author : Josephina Werner; Olle Björneholm; Ingmar Persson; Daniel Lundberg; Johan Söderström; Hendrik Bluhm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; X-ray Photoelectron spectroscopy; liquid micro-jet; air-water interface; inorganic salt; carboxylic acid; alcohol; isomers; hydration.; Physics with spec. in Atomic; Molecular and Condensed Matter Physics; Fysik med inriktning mot atom- molekyl- och kondenserande materiens fysik;

    Abstract : The surface behavior of biologically or atmospherically relevant chemical compounds in aqueous solution has been studied using surface-sensitive X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS). The aim is to provide information on the molecular-scale composition and distribution of solutes in the surface region of aqueous solutions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ab initio simulations of core level spectra : Towards an atomistic understanding of the dye-sensitized solar cell

    Author : Ida Josefsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; multiconfigurational quantum chemistry; CASSCF calculations; core-level spectroscopy; x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy; x-ray absorption; resonant x-ray scattering; dye solar cells; transition metals; kemisk fysik; Chemical Physics;

    Abstract : The main focus of this thesis is ab initio modeling of core level spectra with a high-level quantum chemical description both of the chemical interactions and of local atomic multiplet effects. In particular, the combination of calculations and synchrotron-based core-level spectroscopy aims at understanding the local structure of the electronic valence in transition metal complexes, and the details of the solvation mechanisms of electrolyte solutions, systems relevant for the dye-sensitized solar cell. READ MORE