29
Cu
63.55

Copper

Element density: 8.92 g/cm3
Electron configuration:

[Ar]3d104s1

Oxidation states: +1,2

Major edges

What are these symbols?
L2951
L3931
M2374

Minor edges

L11096
M1120

Considerations

Rich ELNES structure in L2,3-edges. White line ratio and energy shift used to determine oxidation state. Metallic state does not have white lines due to filling of d-state. White line appearance is sensitive measure of initial oxidation.

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