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Cathode-Luminescence (CL)

Key Benefits

  • Contrasting of different phases visualization of defects,
  • Zoning and internal structures of solids
  • Determination of the real structure
  • Detection of trace elements, their valence and structural position


  • Identification of minerals, mineral distribution and quantification
  • Typomorphic properties (CL colour, CL behaviour, spectral characteristics)
  • Crystal chemistry (trace elements, internal structures, zoning)
  • Reconstruction of geological processes
    Characterisation of technical products (also non-crystalline phases)

CL Service

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