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Determination of Optimum Conditions for X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis Using Coupling Equations

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Coupling equations used to calculate the chemical composition of substances by X-ray fluorescence analysis can be classified as empirical, theoretical or semi-empirical based on the method for determining the coefficients of the calibration function. The advantages and disadvantages of each class of equations are discussed. Recommendations for the selecting the optimum conditions for determining empirical correction coefficients and their control during analysis are provided.

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A. Smagunova, O. Bolormaa and S. Pan’kov, "Determination of Optimum Conditions for X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis Using Coupling Equations,"

*Journal of Analytical Sciences, Methods and Instrumentation*, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 81-86. doi: 10.4236/jasmi.2012.22015.

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