Investigation of Cathodo-Luminescence with the Petrographic Microscope
An attachment can be constructed for any electron microscope which allows bombardment of a solid sample surface by the electron beam and simultaneous observation with a pétrographie microscope, Cathodoluminescence is found to be sufficiently specific in multiphase systems to permit identification of major phases, recognition and determination of the distribution of fine-grained and interstitial phases, and investigation of textural feamres, such as zoning, exsolution, and grain boundary relations. In combination with a photomultiplier tube, the technique could be used to determine the relative amounts of phases in a sample.
KeywordsElectron Beam Textural Feature Fuse Quartz Boundary Relation Multiphase System
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