microanalysis

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microanalysis

[¦mī·krō·ə′nal·ə·səs]
(analytical chemistry)
Identification and chemical analysis of material on a small scale so that specialized instruments such as the microscope are needed; the material analyzed may be on the scale of 1 microgram.
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(104.) GOFFMAN, supra note 4, at 2 ("So it remains for the microanalysts of interaction to lumber in where the self respecting decline to tread.").
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In practice microanalysts use cross sections based on the Powell (12) parameterization of the Bethe formula