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A Scheme for Fully Quantitative Energy Dispersive Microprobe Analysis

  • D.G.W. Smith (a1) and C.M. Gold (a1)


A procedure and program are described for rapid, economical and simple production of fully quantitative, multi-element analyses from energy dispersive microprobe data. Methods are outlined for background shaping and scaling, comprehensive overlap correction, and adjustment for instrumental drift. Program facilities include the output of all coefficients required, built-in standard data, the option to use default standards when no working standards have been measured, and the ability to respecify standards during data processing.



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A Scheme for Fully Quantitative Energy Dispersive Microprobe Analysis

  • D.G.W. Smith (a1) and C.M. Gold (a1)


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