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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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These samples were accurately weighed on a microanalytical balance and processed with a mixture of 5 mL of nitric acid (65%, Merck) and 3 mL of hydrogen peroxide (35%, Merck Millipore) in the microwave digestion system Speedwave[R], Berghof, Germany.
Magnification accuracy for the FESEM was tested using an ASTM-certified magnification reference standard (MRS-4, Geller Microanalytical Laboratories, Topsfield, MA).
Scanning electron microscope-back scattered electron (SEM-BSE) images of monazite-bearing specimens from the John Lee Brook Granite were taken using software application dPict32 (developed by Geller Microanalytical Laboratories).
Therefore, the coupling of CES with microanalytical methods is likely the largest area of opportunity for future research efforts within this field of study.
Taylor, "Delayed ettringite formation: a microstructural and microanalytical study," Advances in Cement Research, vol.
An in vivo microanalytical technique for measuring the local biochemical milieu of human skeletal muscle.
Because the pilot study revealed overlap between this category and the macro- versus microanalytical units category, these two were collapsed into one.
(9) The particle areas were made traceable to the SI unit of length (meter) through a NIST-calibrated Geller MRS-4XY (Geller MicroAnalytical Laboratory, Inc., Topsfield, MA) scanning electron microscope 10 x to 50 000 x pitch type of length or scale standard.
As a division of EAG we offer surface analysis and microanalytical techniques.
Variables were defined supported by new institutional economics (NIE) and its microanalytical approach of transaction cost economics (TCE), focusing on the consideration of information asymmetry (WILLIAMSON, 1985; NORTH 1990; STIGLITZ, 2002).
Morphological, morphometric, and x-ray microanalytical studies on lung tissue of rats exposed to chrysotile asbestos in inhalation chambres.
The determination of major and trace element mineral composition by microanalytical techniques (Electron Microprobe and Laser Ablation ICP-MS) in rock suites subjected to complex crystallization stories has proved as a main tool in deciphering the type of operating magmatic processes (e.g., Tribuzio et al., 1999b; Coogan et al., 2001; Claeson and Meurer, 2004; Bernstein, 2006; Borghini and Rampone, 2007).