XRF Course

This course will cover an introduction to basic principles and applications of XRF through a presentation and hands on training. The course will cover both the theoretical and practical components necessary to meet the requirements of NRCan NDTC XRF operator program based on Health Canada Safety Code 32 and ISO 20807.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to basic principles and applications of XRF
  2. Fundamental properties of matter
  3. Different types of radiation
  4. Process of XRF
  5. XRF analyzers
  6. Sources or error
  7. XRF analyzer operation
  8. XRF applications
  9. Interaction of radiation with matter
  10. Biological effects of radiation
  11. Radiation detection
  12. XRF safe work practices
  13. Applicable Canadian standards


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