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X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry

  1. Roberto Cesareo

Published Online: 15 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.b05_675.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

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Cesareo, R. 2010. X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

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  1. Università di Sassari, Dipartimento di Matematica e Fisica, Sassari, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2010

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Properties of X Rays
3.Interaction of X Rays with Matter
3.1.Photoelectric Effect
3.2.Scattered Radiation
4.Attenuation of X Rays in Matter
5.Penetration of X Rays
6.Instrumentation
6.1.X-Ray Sources
6.2.X-Ray Detectors
6.3.Geometrical Considerations
6.4.X-Ray Optics
6.5.Single- and Multichannel Analyzers
7.Samples for EDXRF Analysis
7.1.Count–Concentration Relationship for X Rays of a Given Element
7.2.Thin Samples
7.3.Thick Samples
8.X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometers
9.Optimization of an EDXRF Spectrometer
10.X-Ray Spectrum
11.Quantification of XRF Analysis
12.Radiation Doses in EDXRF Analysis
12.1.In vitro XRF Analysis
12.2.In vivo XRF analysis
13.Wavelength-Dispersive X-Ray Systems
14.Applications of EDXRF Analysis
14.1.Environmental Samples
14.2.Metals and Industrial Alloys
14.3.Works of Art
14.4.Medical Sciences
14.5.Forensic Applications
15.Micro X-Ray Fluorescence
16.Grazing-Incidence X-Ray Spectrometry and Total Reflection XRF