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Chapter 12: Analysis of Individual Collected Particles



Robert A. Fletcher, John A. Small, J H. Scott


This chapter describes microscopes and microprobes used for analysis of collected, individual particles. The instruments discussed are the light microscope, electron microscopes (scanning, environmental and transmission), electron microprobes, laser, optical, scanning probe and ion microprobes. The principles of operation and the instrumental capabilities are presented. The chapter also contains some basic information about sample preparation, useful for the aerosol scientist, and an extensive bibliography.
Aerosol Measurements Principles, Techniques and Applications
Publisher Info
John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY


Aerosol, Chemical Analysis, Microanalysis, Particles, Single Particle


Fletcher, R. , Small, J. and Scott, J. (2001), Chapter 12: Analysis of Individual Collected Particles, John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY (Accessed June 24, 2024)


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Created January 1, 2001, Updated February 19, 2017