A kind of analysis based on the measurement of the energies and intensities of characteristic X-radiation
emitted by a test portion
with electromagnetic radiation.
PAC, 1994, 66, 2513
(Nomenclature for radioanalytical chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994))
on page 2526
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