Centres Científics i Tecnològics UB

Electron microprobe

Contact: msonda@ccit.ub.edu

Electron probe X-ray microanalysis (EPMA) using wavelength dispersive X-ray spectrometry (WDS) and/or energy dispersive spectrometry (EDS).
Precision elemental analysis (qualitative and quantitative).
Online profiles and composition maps (qualitative and quantitative).
Precision and online analysis of composition and thickness of fine layers and multi-layers.
Images of secondary, retro-dispersed and absorbed electrons.
Specific mineral calculations (structural formulas, end stages of replacements, solid solutions, etc.).
Carbon coating.
Study of indicator minerals for mineral exploration (gold, diamonds, etc.).
Analysis of industrial minerals; soil and sediment analysis (environmental studies).
Analysis of thin films and multilayers.
Characterization of the microstructure of steel, alloys and metals; analysis of defects and precipitates; welding analysis.
Quality control for glass products, fertilizers, etc.

Surname Name Location Phone number Fax Email
LLOVET XIMENES XAVIER CCiTUB - C/ Lluis Solé i Sabarís, 1-3 934021353 934021398 xavier@ccit.ub.edu

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