Electron Microprobe (for radiological samples)
Housed in EMSL's Radiochemistry Annex, the field emission electron microprobe (EMP) enables chemical analysis and imaging of radionuclides with high spatial resolution in radioactive samples.
The EMP allows non-destructive imaging and compositional elemental analysis of solid-phase materials at high spatial resolution with parts per million sensitivity to aid in analysis of inorganic and radionuclide fate and transport in geochemical systems. Its cathodoluminescence capabilities affords identification of episodic growth in minerals. Initial experiments conducted on natural samples from the Hanford Site provide complementary data to ongoing activities in EMSL's microfluidics and Subsurface Flow and Transport capabilities.
All Related Publications Related Publications
- Characterization of natural titanomagnetites (Fe3-xTixO4) for studying heterogeneous electron transfer to Tc(VII) in the Hanford subsurface.
- Millimeter-Wave Absorption as a Quality Control Tool for M-Type Hexaferrite Nanopowders.
- Separation Nanotechnology of Diethylenetriaminepentaacetic Acid Bonded Magnetic Nanoparticles for Spent Nuclear Fuel.
- RBS/C, HRTEM and HRXRD study of damage accumulation in irradiated SrTiO3.
- Effect of Surface Site Interactions on Potentiometric Titration of Hematite (α-Fe2O3) Crystal Faces.