HORIBA Scientific’s XGT-7200 represents a totally new generation of XRF microscope, and paves the way to a new age of science. It offers a seamless merger between optical observation and elemental analysis operations, transforming the realm of micro-analysis and establishing micro-XRF as a standard tool for scientists involved in research and analysis.
Unique hardware features guarantee the system offers flexibility and versatility for every measurement. A selection of two software controlled X-ray guide tubes possessing diameters ranging from a unique 10 µm through to 1.2 mm allow conditions to be enhanced for a range of measurements, including both micro and macro. Likewise, with the unique Dual Vacuum Modes, it is possible to switch within seconds between a versatile localized vacuum mode and a high-sensitivity full vacuum mode. The former maintains samples at atmospheric pressure while retaining sensitivity to all elements spanning from sodium to uranium.
In any configuration, the smart combination of optical cameras guarantees that the precise analysis position can be rapidly and easily located.
Single Point and Multi-point Analysis
Single point and automated multi-point analyses allow superior quality spectra to be attained from either a single position or from many user-defined points across the sample. Element peaks are automatically traced and labeled, and quantitative analysis down to ppm levels can be performed using the fundamental parameters method (FPM). FPM with single standard as well as full standard sample calibration is possible. Thickness calculations can also be carried out on nm and µm thick multi-layered structures.
Hyperspectral Mapping Analysis
The SmartMap imaging software records a complete EDXRF spectrum at all the pixels of the element image, facilitating post-acquisition element image generation and comparison, and spectrum generation from user-defined regions in the image with subsequent quantitative and qualitative characterization.
Transmitted X-ray imaging offers extra insight into a sample’s structure, allowing features not visible by eye to become instantly apparent.