Publication
Title
A compact mu-XRF spectrometer for (in situ) analyses of cultural heritage and forensic materials
Author
Abstract
A compact, light weight and relatively inexpensive mu-XRF instrument that allows for non-destructive and local analysis of sub-mm samples with minor/trace level sensitivity was developed. Two versions of this prototype instrument exist: a table-top version that can be used in a laboratory environment while for in situ measurements a readily transportable version was constructed. Polycapillary lenses are used to focus the primary X-ray beam down to the level of 70-100 mum in diameter. Relative detection limits of transition elements in biological and glass matrices are situated at the 10-100 ppm level. These instruments are useful for characterization of various materials from the cultural heritage and forensic sector. (C) 2003 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Nuclear instruments and methods in physics research: B: beam interactions with materials and atoms. - Amsterdam
INTERACTIONS WITH MATERIALS AND ATOMS
Source (book)
5th International Topical Meeting on Industrial Radiation and, Radioisotope Measurement Applications, JUN 09-14, 2002, BOLOGNA, ITALY
Publication
Amsterdam : Elsevier science bv, 2004
ISSN
0168-583X
Volume/pages
213(2004), p. 693-698
ISI
000187020700138
Full text (Publisher's DOI)
UAntwerpen
Publication type
Subject
External links
Web of Science
Record
Identification
Creation 12.07.2012
Last edited 21.09.2017