Multiple/Plural Scattering Correction/Removal in EELS
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In EELS analysis, plural scattering can be removed by the following steps:
        i) Take the low loss region that includes the zero and plasmon losses.
        ii) Perform plural scattering removal.

However, because of the difficulties and inconveniences of multiple scattering corrections, we usually take EELS data from thin TEM specimens. A thin specimen can avoid multiple scattering which obscures the core-loss edges. That is, the sample should be so thin that the plasmon peak is smaller than one-tenth of the zero loss.

Table 4352. Other key readings related to multiple scattering corrections.

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Multiple/plural scattering in EELS page4712
Thin TEM sample to avoid multiple/plural scattering page4342