Effect of Ion Exchange Resin Particle Size on X-Ray Fluorescent Analysis

  • A. L. Allen
  • V. C. Rose

Abstract

The effect of resin particles on copper x-ray fluorescence was studied. For any given resin size the relationship between copper concentration and x-ray intensity was linear. As the particle size decreased, the x-ray intensity increased for any given copper concentration. The general shape of the curves are similar to the ones predicted by Bernstein for a minor constituent in a power sample. This study indicates that the variation in intensity with particle size can be eliminated by using resins with a mean particle diameter of 56 microns or less.

Keywords

Methane Silicate Attenuation Argon Spectrophotometry 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. L. Allen
    • 1
  • V. C. Rose
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Rhode IslandKingstonUSA

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