Background Subtraction (Removal)



Background Subtraction (Removal)


Raw Spectrum from exposed bulk of single crystal of TiO2



Vertically expanded view of raw spectrum to help user to select useful endpoints for removing (subtracting) the background.



Spectrum with Iterated Shirley background added. Preparing to Subtract Shirley Background.



Result of subtracting Iterated Shirley Background from raw Ti (2p) spectrum.  This form is ready to be used for theoretical studies or advanced peak-fitting


After adding the Shirley Background to the raw spectra, the actual data points can be copied from the (Avantage) screen and pasted into an Excel file, where the user can use Excel to do the subtraction, or other types of data processing.