A study has been made of the variations of some spectrochemically significant properties of pulsed arc discharges produced by a condensed arc source unit. Quantitative responses of sensitivities, line ratios, and electrode heating to changes in pulse form have been determined.
D. A. SINCLAIR, "Characteristics of Pulsed Arcs in Spectrochemical Analysis. Part I: Zinc Alloys," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 39, 958-960 (1949)