5. History and Development of X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry

  1. Ron Jenkins

Published Online: 4 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118521014.ch5

X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry, Volume 152, Second Edition

X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry, Volume 152, Second Edition

How to Cite

Jenkins, R. (1999) History and Development of X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry, in X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry, Volume 152, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118521014.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 4 JUN 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471299424

Online ISBN: 9781118521014

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Keywords:

  • X-ray fluorescence spectrometry;
  • hardware control methods;
  • X-ray fluorescence analysis;
  • energy dispersive spectrometry;
  • mathematical correction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical Development of X-Ray Spectrometry

  • Early Ideas About X-Ray Fluorescence

  • Rebirth of X-Ray Fluorescence

  • Evolution of Hardware Control Methods

  • The Growing Role of X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis in Industry and Research

  • The Arrival of Energy Dispersive Spectrometry

  • Evolution of Mathematical Correction Procedures

  • X-Ray Analysis in the 1970s

  • More Recent Development of X-Ray Fluorescence