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Published 14 May 2020

Basics to powder X-ray diffraction: How to achieve high-quality XRD patterns – Q&A

X-ray diffraction (XRD) is the only laboratory technique that reveals structural information, such as chemical composition, crystal structure, crystallite size, strain, preferred orientation and layer thickness. Materials researchers, therefore, use XRD to analyze a wide range of materials, from powder…READ MORE >

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Published 12 Mar 2020

Controlling respirable silica and asbestos in your mine or product manufacturing – Q&A

If you are a supplier or manufacturer, it is an obligation to ensure safe working conditions for employees and safe-to-use products for consumers. Companies dealing with monitoring and control of respirable silica and asbestos are government agencies involved with environmental…READ MORE >

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Published 7 Jan 2020

The Basics of Elemental Analysis with XRF – Q&A

X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy (XRF) is a powerful analytical technique that provides both qualitative and quantitative information on a wide variety of sample types including solids, liquids, slurries, and loose powders. It can quantify elements from beryllium (Be) up to americium…READ MORE >

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Published 18 Jul 2019

Sample Preparation by Fusion: 3 Common Questions Answered

Tons of questions might come to your mind when preparing your samples prior to X-ray fluorescence (XRF) or inductively coupled plasma (ICP) analysis. We’ve collected frequently asked questions related to sample preparation by fusion, and here’s what our experts have…READ MORE >

Published 27 Jun 2019

Discover the Epsilon 1 benchtop XRF upgrade – Q&A

Epsilon 1 is changing the landscape of economic and easy-to-use benchtop XRF spectrometers. This compact and powerful instrument has now undergone a comprehensive upgrade, providing more accurate, faster and reproducible elemental analysis. The next generation Epsilon 1 gives, compared to…READ MORE >

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