x-ray fluorescence analysis


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x-ray fluorescence analysis

[′eks ‚rā flu̇′res·əns ə‚nal·ə·səs]
(spectroscopy)
A nondestructive physical method used for chemical elemental analysis in which a material is irradiated by photons or charged particles of sufficient energy to cause its elements to emit (fluoresce) characteristic x-ray line spectra.
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