X-ray spectroscopy

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.X06718
X-ray @S05848@ consists of three steps: (a) excitation to produce emission lines characteristic of the elements in the material, (b) measurement of their intensity, and (c) conversion of @X06714@ to concentration by a calibration procedure which may include correction for @M03759@.
Source:
PAC, 1980, 52, 2541. (Nomenclature, Symbols, Units and their Usage in Spectrochemical Analysis—IV X-Ray Emission Spectroscopy) on page 2544 [Terms] [Paper]