x-ray microprobe

x-ray microprobe

[′eks ‚rā ′mī·krə‚prōb]
(spectroscopy)
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Bolliger Schreyer et al., "Combined neutron and synchrotron X-ray microprobe analysis: attempt to disclose 3600 years-old secrets of a unique bronze age metal artifact," Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, vol.
It is expected that the X-ray microprobe line (#12) and two new beamlines (small molecule crystallography, coordinated by Jim Britten, MCIC, and soft X-ray emission spectroscopy coordinated by Alex Moewes) will be reviewed by the FAC in the next year (see footnote to Table 1).
The X-ray imaging techniques, with scann ing transmission and photoemission X-ray microscopes and the X-ray microprobe, are simply not available in the laboratory because they require intense continuous X-ray sources.
Both the x-ray microprobe and the proton microprobe can be used to make high-resolution elemental maps, so changes in elemental concentration can be explored over very small areas.