X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy Applied to Metal Accumulation

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X-Rays Absorption Fine Structure Spectroscopy (XAFS) is an analytical technique that can be used as a probe to characterize almost all elements, even if they appear in diluted or non-crystalline systems. This is due to the fact that the absorption probability of X-rays has a unique feature for each element, and is modulated by the chemical and physical state of that element, as well as by its neighborhood. This paper presents a brief description of the X-rays absorption phenomenon and the analytical technique involving this phenomenon, as well as the application of XAFS in biosorption studies. For more details on XAFS theory, refer to [1].

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 71-73)

Edited by:

Edgardo R. Donati, Marisa R. Viera, Eduardo L. Tavani, María A. Giaveno, Teresa L. Lavalle, Patricia A. Chiacchiarini

Pages:

613-616

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.71-73.613

Citation:

R. Pinto de Carvalho et al., "X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy Applied to Metal Accumulation", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 71-73, pp. 613-616, 2009

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May 2009

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