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NIST Standards for Microanalysis and the Certification Process

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Author(s)

Ryna B. Marinenko

Abstract

Procedures for testing research materials for the determination of the extent of within-specimen heterogeneity and between-specimen heterogeneity are described. These procedures, which have been developed and used at NIST in the certification of several NIST Standard Reference Materials (SRM's), have been recently simplified for general use. Suggestions for experimental testing of specimens are described and a detailed description of the statistical evaluation process is included. An example of a data spreadsheet and instructions for its preparation are included.
Citation
Microscopy and Microanalysis
Volume
107 No. 6

Keywords

certification of microanalysis standards, electron probe microanalysis, heterogeneity, homogeneity, microanalysis standards, microanalysis standards, microheterogeneity, microhomogeneity, standard reference materials

Citation

Marinenko, R. (2002), NIST Standards for Microanalysis and the Certification Process, Microscopy and Microanalysis (Accessed April 24, 2024)
Created December 1, 2002, Updated February 19, 2017