Application of Cathodoluminescence Microscopy and Spectroscopy in Geosciences

  title={Application of Cathodoluminescence Microscopy and Spectroscopy in Geosciences},
  author={Jens G{\"o}tze},
  journal={Microscopy and Microanalysis},
  pages={1270 - 1284}
  • J. Götze
  • Published 15 November 2012
  • Geology
  • Microscopy and Microanalysis
Abstract Cathodoluminescence (CL) microscopy and spectroscopy are luminescence techniques with widespread applications in geosciences. Many rock-forming and accessory minerals show CL characteristics, which can be successfully used in geoscientific research. One of the most spectacular applications is the visualization of growth textures and other internal structures that are not discernable with other analytical techniques. In addition, information from CL imaging and spectroscopy can be used… 

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