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  • Vol. 43, Iss. 7 — Sep. 1, 1989
  • pp: 1252–1257

Semiquantitative Survey Capabilities of Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

David Ekimoff, Ann Marie Van Norstrand, and David A. Mowers

Applied Spectroscopy, Vol. 43, Issue 7, pp. 1252-1257 (1989)


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Abstract

The capabilities of Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry for elemental survey analysis have been characterized. The analysis is a three-step process which involves collecting a spectrum from mass 5 to 240, deconvolving the spectrum into elemental constituents, and converting the elemental count rates to concentrations. The entire process takes less than 10 min per sample. Detection limits are generally less than 1 ng/mL, and the precision of 16 replicate analyses of a sample is between 5 and 20% for the majority of the elements detected. It was determined that the figures of merit for this analysis did not vary significantly as the matrix changed.

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David Ekimoff, Ann Marie Van Norstrand, and David A. Mowers, "Semiquantitative Survey Capabilities of Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry," Appl. Spectrosc. 43, 1252-1257 (1989)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/as/abstract.cfm?URI=as-43-7-1252


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