Applied Physics, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Dec  2019, Pages 1-5; DOI: 10.31058/j.ap.2019.21003 10.31058/j.ap.2019.21003

Trace Element Analysis of Dental Powders by X-Ray Fluorescence Technique

Urban Design, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Dec  2019, Pages 1-5.

DOI: 10.31058/j.ap.2019.21003

Daisy Joseph 1*

1 Nuclear Physics Division, BARC, Mumbai, India

Received: 29 August 2019; Accepted: 30 October 2019; Published: 26 November 2019

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Dental powder has been analyzed using conventional XRF and hand held XRF (HHXRF).The spectrum shows a large amount of Si, K, Ca and Zr in XRF and Al in HHXRF. The HHXRF has an advantage of showing Al which is a prominent element in dental powders. To obtain Al which is present in dental powders HHXRF is the preferred technique to conventional XRF. The present work will highlight the experimental technique, elements expected in dental powder and conclusions therein.


Dental Powders, XRF, Trace Elements, Al, HHXRF


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