X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) is the emission of characteristic “Secondary” (or Fluorescent) X-Rays  from a material that has been excited by bombarding with high-energy X-Rays or Gamma Rays .  The phenomenon is widely used for elemental analysis  and chemical analysis , particularly in the investigation of metals , glass , ceramics  and building materials, and for research in geochemistry , forensic science  and archaeology .
An  X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Spectrometer is an X-Ray Instrument used for routine, relatively non-destructive chemical analyses of rocks, minerals, sediments and fluids.  It works on wavelength-dispersive spectroscopic principles that are similar to an Electron Microprobe (EPMA).  However, an XRF cannot generally make analyses at the small spot sizes typical of EPMA work (2-5 microns), so it is typically used for bulk analyses of larger fractions of geological materials. The relative ease and low cost of sample preparation, and the stability and ease of use of X-Ray Spectrometers make this one of the most widely used methods for analysis of major and trace elements in rocks, minerals, and sediment.


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