27 September 2010 to 1 October 2010
CSIR Convention Centre
Africa/Johannesburg timezone

Implementation of energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) techniques for rock art painting analysis at iThemba Labs

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CSIR Convention Centre

CSIR Convention Centre

CSIR, Pretoria
Poster Track F - Applied and Industrial Physics


Mr Ruan Steyn (Stellenbosch University)


The complementary use of PIXE (particle induced X-ray emission) and EDXRF (energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence) techniques which was implemented to reduce the analysis time at the Van der Graff accelerator (iThemba Labs). Preliminary results of the rock art elemental composition will be presented.

Primary author

Mr Ruan Steyn (Stellenbosch University)

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