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Title: Note: Portable rare-earth element analyzer using pyroelectric crystal

Abstract

We report a portable rare-earth element analyzer with a palm-top size chamber including the electron source of a pyroelectric crystal and the sample stage utilizing cathodoluminescence (CL) phenomenon. The portable rare-earth element analyzer utilizing CL phenomenon is the smallest reported so far. The portable rare-earth element analyzer detected the rare-earth elements Dy, Tb, Er, and Sm of ppm order in zircon, which were not detected by scanning electron microscopy-energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy analysis. We also performed an elemental mapping of rare-earth elements by capturing a CL image using CCD camera.

Authors:
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  1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8501 (Japan)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22251220
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Review of Scientific Instruments; Journal Volume: 84; Journal Issue: 12; Other Information: (c) 2013 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; CAMERAS; CATHODOLUMINESCENCE; CHARGE-COUPLED DEVICES; CRYSTALS; ELECTRON SOURCES; RARE EARTHS; SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY; X-RAY SPECTROSCOPY; ZIRCON

Citation Formats

Imashuku, Susumu, E-mail: imashuku.susumu.2m@kyoto-u.ac.jp, Fuyuno, Naoto, Hanasaki, Kohei, and Kawai, Jun. Note: Portable rare-earth element analyzer using pyroelectric crystal. United States: N. p., 2013. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4846635.
Imashuku, Susumu, E-mail: imashuku.susumu.2m@kyoto-u.ac.jp, Fuyuno, Naoto, Hanasaki, Kohei, & Kawai, Jun. Note: Portable rare-earth element analyzer using pyroelectric crystal. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4846635.
Imashuku, Susumu, E-mail: imashuku.susumu.2m@kyoto-u.ac.jp, Fuyuno, Naoto, Hanasaki, Kohei, and Kawai, Jun. 2013. "Note: Portable rare-earth element analyzer using pyroelectric crystal". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4846635.
@article{osti_22251220,
title = {Note: Portable rare-earth element analyzer using pyroelectric crystal},
author = {Imashuku, Susumu, E-mail: imashuku.susumu.2m@kyoto-u.ac.jp and Fuyuno, Naoto and Hanasaki, Kohei and Kawai, Jun},
abstractNote = {We report a portable rare-earth element analyzer with a palm-top size chamber including the electron source of a pyroelectric crystal and the sample stage utilizing cathodoluminescence (CL) phenomenon. The portable rare-earth element analyzer utilizing CL phenomenon is the smallest reported so far. The portable rare-earth element analyzer detected the rare-earth elements Dy, Tb, Er, and Sm of ppm order in zircon, which were not detected by scanning electron microscopy-energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy analysis. We also performed an elemental mapping of rare-earth elements by capturing a CL image using CCD camera.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4846635},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
number = 12,
volume = 84,
place = {United States},
year = 2013,
month =
}
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