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Experience with a Computer-Coupled X-Ray Spectrometer

  • F. Bernstein
Part of the Developments in Applied Spectroscopy book series (DAIS, volume 7a)

Abstract

There are many ways of utilizing a small computer coupled to an x-ray spectrometer. A number of different applications are presented. These include storage of equations and constants for describing analytical systems where interelement effects are present. Two examples are discussed, one of which is analyzed by both theoretical and empirical approaches. In addition, use of mathematical functions to eliminate line interferences and the need for pulse-height selection is discussed.

Keywords

Calcium Oxide Ammonium Dihydrogen Ammonium Dihydrogen Phosphate Cent Composition Store Equation 
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© Chicago Section of the society for Applied Spectroscopy 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Bernstein
    • 1
  1. 1.General Electric CompanyMilwaukeeUSA

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