Student Manual

Energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometry is used to analyze a sample's elemental composition. Using the energies of characteristic X-rays, Moseley's Law will be verfied which is a direct evidence for the existence of Atomic number.

Sample Results EDXRF raw spectrum for stainless steel sample
ROIs for the elements of stainless steel and their detail in ADMCA
Processed spectrum for stainless steel sample
Concentration analysis table in XRS-FP
Moseley's Law
Moseley's Law Plot taken on 7 June 2016
Hardware Manual Amptek's EDXRF
Mini-X, X-ray tube
XR100CR X-ray detector
PX4
XRF-XRS-FP software guide
Experiment Code 2.14
Version 25 August 2015, 2015-v1

Further Readings and References


Assorted Photographs

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