Instruments and methods of investigation

X-ray fluorescence imaging

Federal Scientific Research Center "Crystallography and Photonics", Russian Academy of Sciences, Shubnikov Institute of Crystallography, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskii prosp. 59, Moscow, 119333, Russian Federaion

Over the past two decades, numerous X-ray microbeam studies have been published addressing the nondestructive investigation of chemical element distribution in condensed heterogeneous media. Based on this literature, some aspects of the field are discussed in this paper, including X-ray focusing methods, elemental imaging techniques, scanning and confocal X-ray fluorescence microscopy, full-field X-ray fluorescence microscopy, X-ray fluorescence tomography, and prospects for combining X-ray fluorescence imaging with synchrotron radiation methods.

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Keywords: X-rays, X-ray fluorescence, X-ray focusing optics, X-ray fluorescent microscopy, X-ray tomography, X-ray spectroscopy, synchrotron radiation
PACS: 41.50.+h, 42.79.−e, 61.05.cj, 87.59.−e (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.2017.07.038174
Citation: Lider V V "X-ray fluorescence imaging" Phys. Usp. 61 980–999 (2018)
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Received: 17th, May 2017, revised: 3rd, July 2017, 12th, July 2017

Оригинал: Лидер В В «Рентгеновская флуоресцентная визуализация» УФН 188 1081–1102 (2018); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.2017.07.038174

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