Department of Earth Science

Bergen Geoanalytical Facility (BGF)

The main goal of BGF is to serve fundamental and applied research in elemental and isotope geochemistry and analytical chemistry for scientists from academic and government institutions, private companies and industry.

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X-ray Laboratory

Bergen Geoanalytical Facility (BGF)

X-ray fluorescence spectrometer Bruker (situated at department of Biology)

 X-ray fluorescence spectrometer Philips PW1404 was installed at the institute in 1989.

The instrument is a sequential spectrometer with LIF200, LIF220, PE, GE, PX1 and PX5 crystals and a sample changer with 12 positions. The X-ray tube has a SC-W double anode.