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Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128171837, 9780128171844

Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics, Volume 210

1st Edition

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Editor: Peter W. Hawkes
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128171837
eBook ISBN: 9780128171844
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 11th May 2019
Page Count: 376
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Examination of 2D Hexagonal Band Structure from a Nanoscale Perspective for Use in Electronic Transport Devices
Clifford M. Krowne
2. Determination of Reciprocal Lattice from Direct Space in 3D and 2D
Clifford M. Krowne
3. Tight-Binding Formulation of Electronic Band Structure of Hexagonal Materials
Clifford M. Krowne
4. Evaluation of the Matrix Elements for the Tight-Binding Formulation of Hexagonal Materials
Clifford M. Krowne
5. Solving the Secular Equation of the System for Eigenenergy
Clifford M. Krowne
6. Properties of the Bare Shifted Eigenenergy Determined as a Function of k Vector
Clifford M. Krowne
7. Hamiltonian of the Two Atom Sublattice System
Clifford M. Krowne
8. 2-Spinor and 4-Spinor Wavefunctions and Hamiltonians
Clifford M. Krowne
9. Examination of the Relativistic Dirac Equation and Its Implications
Clifford M. Krowne
10. Different Onsite Energies for the Two Atom Problem
Clifford M. Krowne
11. Overall Conclusion
Clifford M. Krowne
12. Performing EELS at Higher Energy Losses at Both 80 and 200 kV
Ian MacLaren, Rebecca B. Cummings, Fraser Gordon, Enrique Frutos-Myro, Sam McFadzean, Andy Brown, and Alan Craven


Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics, Volume 210, merges two long-running serials, Advances in Electronics and Electron Physics and Advances in Optical and Electron Microscopy. The series features extended articles on the physics of electron devices (especially semiconductor devices), particle optics at high and low energies, microlithography, image science, digital image processing, electromagnetic wave propagation, electron microscopy and the computing methods used in all these domains. Sections in this new release cover Electron energy loss spectroscopy at high energy losses, Examination of 2D Hexagonal Band Structure from a Nanoscale Perspective for use in Electronic Transport Devices, and more.

Key Features

  • Contains contributions from leading authorities on the subject matter
  • Informs and updates on the latest developments in the field of imaging and electron physics
  • Provides practitioners interested in microscopy, optics, image processing, mathematical morphology, electromagnetic fields, electrons and ion emission with a valuable resource
  • Features extended articles on the physics of electron devices (especially semiconductor devices), particle optics at high and low energies, microlithography, image science and digital image processing


Physicists, electrical engineers and applied mathematicians in all branches of image processing and microscopy as well as electron physics in general


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About the Editor

Peter W. Hawkes

Peter W. Hawkes

Peter Hawkes graduated from the University of Cambridge and subsequently obtained his PhD in the Electron Microscopy Section of the Cavendish Laboratory. He remained there for several years, working on electron optics and digital image processing before taking up a research position in the CNRS Laboratory of Electron Optics (now CEMES-CNRS) in Toulouse, of which he was Director in 1987. During the Cambridge years, he was a Research Fellow of Peterhouse and a Senior Research fellow of Churchill College. He has published extensively, both books and scientific journal articles, and is a member of the editorial boards of Ultramicroscopy and the Journal of Microscopy. He was the founder-president of the European Microscopy Society, CNRS Silver Medallist in 1983 and is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America and of the Microscopy Society of America (Distinguished Scientist, Physics, 2015), Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society and Honorary Member of the French Microscopy Society. In 1982, he was awarded the ScD degree by the University of Cambridge.

In 1982, he took over editorship of the Advances in Electronics & Electron Physics (now Advances in Imaging & Electron Physics) from Claire Marton (widow of the first editor, Bill Marton) and followed Marton's example in maintaining a wide range of subject matter. He added mathematical morphology to the topics regularly covered; Jean Serra and Gerhard Ritter are among those who have contributed.

In 1980, he joined Professor Wollnik (Giessen University) and Karl Brown (SLAC) in organising the first international conference on charged-particle optics, designed to bring together opticians from the worlds of electron optics, accelerator optics and spectrometer optics. This was so successful that similar meetings have been held at four-year intervals from 1986 to the present day. Peter Hawkes organised the 1990 meeting in Toulouse and has been a member of the organising committee of all the meetings. He has also participated in the organization of other microscopy-related congresses, notably EMAG in the UK and some of the International and European Congresses on electron microscopy as well as three Pfefferkorn conferences.

He is very interested in the history of optics and microscopy, and recently wrote long historical articles on the correction of electron lens aberrations, the first based on a lecture delivered at a meeting of the Royal Society. He likewise sponsored biographical articles for the Advances on such major figures as Ernst Ruska (Nobel Prize 1986), Helmut Ruska, Bodo von Borries, Jan Le Poole and Dennis Gabor (Nobel Prize, 1971). Two substantial volumes of the series were devoted to 'The Beginnings of Electron Microscopy' and 'The Growth of Electron Microscopy'. and others have covered 'Cold Field Emission Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy' and 'Aberration-corrected Electron Microscopy', with contributions by all the main personalities of the subject.

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratoire d'Optique Electronique du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CEMES), Toulouse, France