XRF

X-rays were first discovered by Wilhelm K. Roentgen (German physicist, 1845-1923) who won the Nobel Prize in 1901, for the discovery of x-rays. X-rays have been used for commercial elemental analysis since the 1950’s.
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Four types of spectrometers are available to the analyst. From the 1950’s to 1960’s nearly all the x-ray spectrometers were wavelength dispersive spectrometers.
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