Oyster tissues normally contain some trace elements, and can accumulate others as contaminants. Dual pulse Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) can be used to examine trace elements and their ionic forms in different environmental samples.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3440) Lasers and laser optics : Laser-induced breakdown
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6365) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, laser induced breakdown
J. W. Branch, J. Martinez, C. Akpovo, C. Jagoe, E. Johnson, and L. Johnson, "Single and Dual Pulse LIBS and Its Application to Metal Detection in Coastal Estuarine Ecosystems," in Lasers, Sources and Related Photonic Devices, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper LMD7.
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