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2nd Edition

Quantitative X-Ray Spectrometry

ISBN 9780429192425
Published April 26, 1995 by CRC Press
504 Pages

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Book Description

This work covers important aspects of X-ray spectrometry, from basic principles to the selection of instrument parameters and sample preparation. This edition explicates the use of combined X-ray fluorescence and X-ray diffraction data, and features new applications in environmental studies, forensic science, archeometry and the analysis of metals

Table of Contents

The interaction of X-rays with matter; sources for the excitation of characteristic X-rays; instrumentation; statistics; general computer applications and quantitative spectrum analysis as applied to energy-dispersive analysis; specimen preparation; qualitative analysis; basic problems in quantitative analysis; methods and models for quantitative analysis; trace analysis; radiation health hazards in X-ray spectrometry; applications of X-ray spectrometry. Appendices: no-menclature; mass absorption coefficients; conversions and physical constants; atomic weights and densities; wavelengths and energies; wavelength tables for K, L, and M series.

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