ARL-SEMQ electron microprobe operating manual

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Va .

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Statementby James J. McGee.
SeriesOpen-file report -- 85-387., Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 85-387.
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
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Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL18042892M

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This manual is designed to aid in learning to operate the Applied Research Laboratories (ARL) SEMQ electron microprobe and serves as a reference for procedures once the operator is familiar with the simple mechanisms of operation.

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It is not a replacement for the hardware and software documentation. The electron microprobe essentially consists of an electron column and several x-ray spectrometers, which can be WD and/or energy-dispersive (ED) spectrometers. The electron column consists of an electron gun and an electromagnetic lens system (see Fig.2).

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