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 sampleROIs for the elements of stainless steel and their detail in ADMCAProcessed spectrum for stainless steel sampleConcentration analysis table in XRS-FPMoseley’s LawMoseley’s Law Plot taken on 7 June 2016|
|Hardware Manual||Amptek’s EDXRFMini-X, X-ray tubeXR100CR X-ray detectorPX4XRF-XRS-FP software guide|
|Version||25 August 2015, 2015-v1|
Further Readings and References
- The Quest for a Fundamental Algorithm in X-ray Fluorescence Analysis and CalibrationThe Open Spectroscopy Journal, R.M. Rousseau, 3, 31, (2009).
- An undergraduate experiment on X-Ray spectra and Moseleys Law using a Scanning Electron MicroscopeAmerican Journal of Physics, C.W.S. Conover and J. Dudek, 64, 335, (1996).
- Moseley’s LawAmerican Journal of Physics, J. Ouseph and K.H. Hoskins, 50, 276, (1992).
- Verification of Bohr’s Frequency condition and Moseley’s Law: An Undergraduate laboratory Experiment-Ref2American Journal of Physics, S.B. Gudennavar, N.M. Badiger, S.R. Thontadarya and B. Hanumanaiah, 71, 822, (2003).
- Modern Introductory PhysicsSpringer New York Dordrecht Heidelberg London, H. Holbrow, N. Lloyd, C. Amato, E. Galvez and M. Elizabeth Parks, , 536, (2010).