Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 211, Issue 2, pp 317–331 | Cite as

Elemental determination of airborne particulate matter by XRF

  • Chu-Fang Wang
  • E. E. Chang
  • Pen-Chi Chiang


Multielement determination of airbone particulates collected on PTFE-membrane filters by XRF, and possibility of using this technique in Receptor Model analysis were investigated. In order to keep the background interference as low as possible, special emphasis was therefore laid on the setup of optimized analytical procedures for XRF measurement. An intercomparison between INAA and XRF methods was performed by analyzing the same filter samples.


Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Analytical Procedure INAA Filter Sample 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chu-Fang Wang
    • 1
  • E. E. Chang
    • 2
  • Pen-Chi Chiang
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear ScienceNational Tsing Hua UniversityHsinchuTaiwan ROC
  2. 2.Department of Analytical ChemistryTaipei Medical CollegeTaipeiROC
  3. 3.Institute of Environmental EngineeringNational Taiwan UniversityTaipeiROC

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