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Electron Microprobe Analysis

Electron Microprobe Analysis

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  • Date Published: July 1997
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521599443

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  • This 1993 book gives a comprehensive account of both experimental and theoretical aspects of electron microprobe analysis, and is an extensively updated version of the seminal first edition, published in 1975. The design and operation of the instrument, including the electron column and both wavelength- and energy-dispersive X-ray spectrometers, are covered in the first part of the book. Experimental procedures for qualitative and quantitative analysis, using both types of spectrometer, are then discussed. Matrix ('ZAF') corrections, as required for quantitative analysis, are treated in some detail from both theoretical and practical viewpoints. Special considerations applying to the analysis of 'light' elements (atomic number below 10) are covered in a separate chapter. The emphasis throughout is on a sound understanding of principles and the treatment is applicable equally to the electron microprobe in its 'classical' form and to scanning electron microscopes fitted with X-ray spectrometers.

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    • Widely used technique in the physical and biological sciences
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    '… well laid out, easy to read … with ample line diagrams. It provides an excellent introduction to microanalysis, and a reminder of the extent to which the technique has been developed. It should find a home in any laboratory doing serious microanalysis.' Microscopy and Analysis

    '… I can strongly recommend this book because of its eminently readable style and because it succeeds on several different levels: it provides general background information, it combines a theoretical base with practical applications, and it is a source of reference from which the analyst can readily sample.' Mineralogical Magazine

    '… this is THE textbook on electron microprobe analysis.' LITHOS

    ' … well produced and authoritative, it really is indispensable for microanalysts'. Ultramicroscopy

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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: July 1997
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521599443
    • length: 350 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.475kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Essential features of the electron microprobe
    3. Electron gun
    4. The probe-forming system
    5. Scanning
    6. Wavelength-dispersive spectrometers
    7. Proportional counters
    8. Counting electronics
    9. Lithium-drifted silicon detectors
    10. Electronics for energy-dispersive systems
    11. Wavelength-dispersive analysis
    12. Energy-dispersive analysis
    13. X-ray generation and stopping power
    14. Electron backscattering
    15. Absorption corrections
    16. Fluorescence corrections
    17. Matrix corrections in practice
    18. Light element analysis
    Appendix: origin of characteristic X-rays.

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