Book Chapter

Best, P.E.  1974.  X-ray spectra.  In:  X-Ray Spectroscopy, L.V. Azaroff, Ed. McGraw-Hill, New York.  pp. 1-25.




Journal Articles


Best, P.E. and J.L. Robins.  1961.  An X-ray absorption process in ionic crystals.  Proc. Phys. Soc. 77:1046.


Best, P.E.  1966.  Electronic structure of the MnO4-, CrO4-- and VO4--- ions from the metal K x-ray spectra.  J. Chem. Phys. 44:3248.


Best, P.E.  1967.  X-ray absorption in molecules:  SF6.  J. Chem. Phys.   47:4002.


Best, P.E.  1968.  Electronic structures from x-ray spectra, II, mainly  C103- and C104-.  J. Chem. Phys. 49:2797.


Best, P.E.  1971.  Cation K x-ray emission from ionic crystals.  J. Chem.   Phys. 54:1512.


Best, P.E.  1971.  K x-ray emission from KC1.  Phys. Rev. B3:4371.


Gregory, T.K. and P.E. Best.  1971.  An automated two-crystal spectrometer employing direct angular positioning and readout.  Adv. X-Ray Anal. 15:90.


Best, P.E.  1974.  Comment on "Anomalous structure in appearance potential spectra".  J. Appl. Phys. 45(5):2351-52.


Best, P.E. and C.C. Chu.  1977.  Bremsstrahlung isochromat from aluminum. Phys. Rev. Vol. 15, 5160-5165.


Best, P.E. and C.C. Chu.  1978.  Bremsstrahlung isochromats and density of  states:  Chromium.  Japan, Journal. App. Phys. 17, S2, 317.


Chu, C.C. and P.E. Best.  1979.  Bremsstrahlung isochromat from nickel: Effects of incident electron energy and final state symmetry.  Phys. Rev.  B19:3414.





Best, P.E.  1964.  K1.3 X-ray emission spectra of the first transition metals. Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc. 9:388.


Best, P.E.  1965.  K x-ray emission spectra from the metal atoms in the  MnO4-, CrO4--, VO4--- ions.  Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc. 10:29.


Best, P.E. and J.W.D. Connolly.  1969.  Energy band structure of aluminum above the Fermi level.  Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc. 14:359.


Book Review


"Advances in X-Ray Spectroscopy" ed. by C. Bonnelle, and C. Mande in J. Am. Chem. Soc. 105 6772 (1983).


Conference Proceedings


Best, P.E. and H.W. Schnopper.  1965.  The x-ray spectra of some molecular ions.  International Conference on the Physics of X- Ray Spectra.  Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc. 10:1224.


Best, P.E. and C.C. Chu.  1976.  Bremsstrahlen isochromat from aluminum, International Conference on the Physics of x-ray spectra, NBS, Gaithersburg,  Md.


Best, P.E. and C.C. Chu.  1978.  Bremsstrahlung isochromat of nickel and chromium.  Int. Conf. on X-Ray and XUV Spectroscopy. Sendai, Japan.


External Support


National Research Foundation: “X-ray absorption spectra of alloys”. 1971-1974

(with L.V. Azaroff)


US Army Research Office: “Electronic structure of Ni-Al alloys.” 1973-1976

(with L.V. Azaroff)