, Volume 22, Issue 12, pp 28–31 | Cite as

The Ion Microprobe Mass Spectrometer in Aluminum Alloy Research

  • E. J. Westerman
Technical Articles


The ion microprobe mass spectrometer is a relatively new, highly versatile tool for materials research. For over a year, one of these instruments (hereafter called simply the “ion probe”) has been used for the study of aluminum alloys and related solid materials. It complements the other analytical instrumentation in our laboratory, particularly our electron probe microanalyzers and infrared spectrophotometers.


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