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Statistical Considerations in X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis

  • M. A. Short (a1)

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The role of statistics in certain areas of X-ray fluorescence analysis is considered. The topics discussed include: calculating the standard deviation associated with the result of an analysis; optimizing experimental parameters for both wavelength and energy dispersive analyses; evaluating limits of detection, limits of decision, and limits of determination; and weighting in the least squares fitting of data in single element polynomial relationships and in multi-element multiple regression analysis.

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Statistical Considerations in X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis

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