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A Brief History of X-Ray Fluorescence

A Brief History of X-Ray Fluorescence

X-ray fluorescence (XRF) is a technique for elemental analysis, involving x-ray photons. The various elements you can analyze using XRF include metals, minerals, and plastics. In XRF, you direct x-ray beams at materials, and the…

Exploring the Increased Popularity of Cobots

Exploring the Increased Popularity of Cobots

The term ‘robot’ was first coined by Karel Capek in his 1920 play R.U.R., which talked about a dystopian future in which artificial, manufactured “roboti” boasted human-line qualities and operated as servants before launching a…