Spectroscopy-01-01-2004

Spectroscopy

Tech Note: A New Direction in ICP-MS (PDF)

January 01, 2004

Articles

A new quadupole ICP-MS instrument has been designed to improve the sensitivity of this elemental analysis technique.

Source Design and the Utility of Multimode Ionization (PDF)

January 01, 2004

Articles

The author discusses how the physical realm of the atmospheric ionization source -- materials, gas, and heat dynamics -- and manipulating the ionization modes themselves perhaps are the current forefront of technological innovation.

Molecular Spectroscopy Workbench Near-Infrared Spectroscopy as a Process Analytical Tool, Part II: At-line and On-line Applications and Implementation Strategies (PDF)

January 01, 2004

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This second installment in the pair looks at NIR applications performed at-line and on-line, as well as some points to be considered in implementing NIR as a process analytical tool.

Laser Ablation Solid Sampling for Plasma Spectrochemistry (PDF)

January 01, 2004

Articles

The authors discuss how the dynamics associated with laser ablation solid sampling systems ensures greater analytical precision and accuracy for ICP-MS/OES trace element analysis.

Chemometrics Derivatives in Spectroscopy, Part IV: Calibrating with Derivatives (PDF)

January 01, 2004

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The fourth installment in the continuing series concentrates on issues that are amenable to mathematical analysis.