Fluorescence tomography using synchrotron radiation at the NSLS
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- Boisseau, P. & Grodzins, L. Hyperfine Interact (1987) 33: 283. doi:10.1007/BF02394116
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Fluorescence tomography utilizing focussed, tunable, monoenergetic X-rays from synchrotron light sources hold the promise of a non-invasive analytic tool for studying trace elements in specimens, particularly biological, at spatial resolutions of the order of micrometers. This note reports an early test at the National Synchrotron Light Source at Brookhaven National Laboratories in which fluorescence tomographic scans were successfully made of trace elements of iron and titanium in NBS standard glass and in a bee.