Chemical analyses of 58 gold grains were performed using electron microprobe
in order to get information about the sources and hence the provenance.
"We also have an awesome lab tech at the ion microprobe
facility named Brian Monteleone," Sarafian said, "and we began figuring out how we were going to do the measurements.
There is some commonality in markets addressed in the SoC wirebond space by Form Factor's TrueScale Matrix (introduced in June) and MicroProbe
's Cantilever product lines.
, which together with its affiliated company has some 360 employees globally, generated revenues of USD87.3m in 2011, up 46% in annual terms, and a non-GAAP EBITDA margin of some 20%.
The chemical composition of material is determined by EDX-Bruker microprobe
. The contact between the metallic material and food product is simulated by using a solution of 3% acetic acid, the samples being kept for different periods of time at the temperature of 100[degrees]C.
What is there?: An electron microprobe
that uses test samples measured in grains to identify and analyze the chemical composition of solid materials.
Most often, EDS is part of scanning electron microscope or electron microprobe
Topics include methods of sampling soils for analysis, selective dissolution techniques for mineral analysis of soils and sediments, x-ray diffraction techniques, thermal analysis, photographic microscope techniques, soil micromorphology, digital image analysis, transmission electron microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy, electron microprobe
techniques, diffuse reflectance spectrometry, x-ray absorption spectroscopy, the structural allocation of clay mineral components and the analysis of layer change, cation and anion exchange capacities and the synthesis of reduced charge clays.
The samples have been sent for microprobe
analysis to confirm they are consistent with the original discovery.
Chemical analytical data: Means of thirty sets of electron microprobe
data: [Na.sub.2]O 0.02, [K.sub.2]O 29.73, FeO 0.04, [Al.sub.2][O.sub.3] 32.38, Si[O.sub.2] 37.96, Ti[O.sub.2] 0.01, Total 100.14 wt.%.
To determine what kind of stone the axes were made of, Lu used X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, and electron microprobe