This work covers important aspects of X-ray spectrometry, from basic principles to the selection of instrument parameters and sample preparation. This edition explicates the use of combined X-ray fluorescence and X-ray diffraction data, and features new applications in environmental studies, forensic science, archeometry and the analysis of metals

chapter 1|5 pages


chapter 2|34 pages

The Interaction of X-rays with Matter

chapter 4|129 pages


chapter 5|29 pages


chapter 7|28 pages

Specimen Preparation

chapter 8|23 pages

Qualitative Analysis

chapter 9|22 pages

Basic Problems in Quantitative Analysis

chapter 10|44 pages

Methods and Models for Quantitative Analysis

chapter 11|41 pages

Trace Analysis

chapter 13|22 pages

Applications of X-ray Spectrometry