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Electron Microprobe Analysis by Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Spectrometry

Photo of an electron microprobe.

The Electron Microprobe at MIT. (Image by Dr. Nilanjan Chatterjee.)


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January IAP 2010


Undergraduate / Graduate

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Course Description

This lab-oriented course introduces the student to the subject of X-ray spectrometry and micro-scale chemical quantitative analysis of solid samples through an intensive series of hands-on laboratory exercises that use the electron microprobe.

Chatterjee, Nilanjan. 12.141 Electron Microprobe Analysis by Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Spectrometry, January IAP 2010. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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