X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry / Edition 2

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Fully revised and expanded by 30%, X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry, Second Edition incorporates the latest industrial and scientific trends in all areas. It updates all previous material and adds new chapters on such topics as the history of X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy, the design of X-ray spectrometers, state-of-the-art applications, and X-ray spectra. Favored by the American Chemical Society and the International Centre for Diffraction Data, X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry, Second Edition is an ideal introduction for newcomers to the field and an invaluable reference for experienced spectroscopists - in chemical analysis, geology, metallurgy, and materials science.
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...much new material... For those wishing to get to grips with X-ray techniques for the first time there is no better introduction.
Without noting a date of original publication, Jenkins updates the textbook that has been used for courses by the American Chemical Society and the International Centre for Diffraction Data, where he teaches. He begins by describing the production and properties of x- rays and their industrial applications. Then he considers such topics as spectra, the history and development of x-ray fluorescence spectrometry itself, instrumentation, a comparison of wavelength and energy-dispersive spectrometers, preparing and presenting specimens, applications in qualitative analysis, and quantitative procedures in analysis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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"...much new material.... For those wishing to get to grips with X-ray techniques for the first time there is no better introduction." (Talanta, Vol 52, 2000)

"I have no doubt that this text would prove useful to its target readership" (Contemporary Physics, Vol.42, No.4, 2001)

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Meet the Author

RON JENKINS teaches at the Inter-national Centre for Diffraction Data.
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Table of Contents

Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Cumulative Listing of Volumes in Series
Ch. 1 Production and Properties X-Rays 1
Ch. 2 Industrial Applications of X-Rays 17
Ch. 3 X-Ray Diffraction 37
Ch. 4 X-Ray Spectra 53
Ch. 5 History and Development of X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry 75
Ch. 6 Instrumentation for X-Ray Spectrometry 89
Ch. 7 Comparison of Wavelength and Energy Dispersive Spectrometers 111
Ch. 8 More Recent Trends in X-Ray Fluorescence Instrumentation 123
Ch. 9 Specimen Preparation and Presentation 141
Ch. 10 Use of X-Ray Spectrometry for Qualitative Analysis 153
Ch. 11 Considerations in Quantitative X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis 161
Ch. 12 Quantitative Procedures in X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis 175
Ch. 13 Applications of X-Ray Methods 189
Index 201
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