We are often asked about texts on XPS for all levels of understanding. Below are some books we find useful
An Introduction to Surface Analysis by XPS and AES, 2nd Edition – An excellent and recently updated book by Watts and Wolstenholme.
X‐Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy: An Introduction to Principles and Practices – By Paul van der Heide. A comprehensive book, recommend for those with some background knowledge of XPS already
Photoelectron Spectroscopy: Principles and Applications (2003 edition) – By Stefan Hufner. An excellent text book, again recommended for those with some prior knowledge
Auger- and X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy in Materials Science – Siegfried Hoffman
Photoelectron Spectroscopy: Bulk and Surface Electronic Structures – By Suga and Sekiyama