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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 7, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 1968
  • pp: 1281–1285

A Multichannel Spectrometer for Simultaneous Atomic Absorption and Flame Emission Analysis

R. Mavrodineanu and R. C. Hughes  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 7, Issue 7, pp. 1281-1285 (1968)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.7.001281


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Abstract

The simultaneous determination of a number of elements by atomic absorption is based upon the combination of desired characteristic radiations from hollow cathode tubes into a single, collimated polychromatic beam that is passed through the absorbing medium, is then resolved into its components, and each component is brought onto a detector. The radiations are combined by locating each source behind a slit that is so positioned with respect to a diffraction or dispersion element to satisfy the diffraction or dispersion equations under conditions which bring each beam along a common path to a single exit slit. The combined beam is resolved into its components by conventional spectrometric principles. Methods by which the optics may be folded to accommodate all elements within a single enclosure are described. The sensitivity and precision of analysis obtained by this method were found to be equivalent to the results of conventional single element determinations.

© 1968 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: February 5, 1968
Published: July 1, 1968

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R. Mavrodineanu and R. C. Hughes, "A Multichannel Spectrometer for Simultaneous Atomic Absorption and Flame Emission Analysis," Appl. Opt. 7, 1281-1285 (1968)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-7-7-1281

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