x-ray fluorescence

Definitions

Construction

  • Characteristic secondary radiation emitted by an element as a result of excitation by x-rays, used to yield a chemical analysis of a sample.

Electronics

  • (written as X-ray fluorescence)
    The emission of characteristic X-rays by a substance which is exposed to X-rays. Its abbreviation is XRF. Also called X-ray emission.
  • acronymXRF
    (written as X-ray fluorescence)
  • synonymX-ray emission
    (written as X-ray fluorescence)
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