Meaning : Electron spectroscopy for chemical analysis
Category : Electronics
Sub Category : Application
What does ESCA mean or stand for ?
When a beam of highly trained electrons is focused on a chemical,a trail of ions are created.Along with the stream of highly charged ions that are emitted,other photonic elements of different wavelengths are also emitted.
Each different chemical when bombarded with the electron gun releases a different spectrum of radiation.This is used to ascertain the nature of the chemical and learn more about its properties.