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Cartesian Geometry EDXRF for Analysis of ULSD

October 05, 2021

This application note demonstrates the performance for the measurement of sulfur in ultra-low sulfur diesel using full polarization in 90° Cartesian geometry EDXRF.

EDXRF Elemental Analysis for Metallurgy

September 07, 2021

This application note demonstrates the measurement of the major binary alloy elements nickel and iron, and the critical tramp elements phosphorus, sulfur, and arsenic.

Cl, Pb, & Metals in Refuse Derived Fuel

April 02, 2021

This app note demonstrates the measurement of chlorine, lead, and metals using the Rigaku NEX QC+ QuantEZ for the general screening of refuse-derived fuel (RDF).

Material Identification

September 01, 2020

Material identification, also called positive material identification (PMI), is used to analyze and identify materials for quality assurance and quality control to verify proper alloy or material is being used.

Reference-free Thickness and Composition Analysis of ITO Thin Film by XRF

February 25, 2020

This application note demonstrates the analysis of thin films, by X-ray fluorescence (XRF) with the fundamental parameters (FP) method.

The Analysis of Air Filters and Compliance with Instrument Sensitivity Requirements of U.S. EPA Method IO-3.3

January 27, 2020

Analysis of air filters demonstrated by EDXRF indirect excitation with secondary targets and polarization in full Cartesian geometry.

Analysis of Hazardous Heavy Elements in Soil and Sediment

November 22, 2019

Polluted soil negatively impacts the ecosystem. This application note demonstrates that a unique matrix correction that improves calibration accuracy for XRF analysis of heavy elements, including hazardous ones, in soil and sediment.