Atomic Absorption


The 2017 Emerging Leader in Atomic Spectroscopy Award

January 01, 2017

The winner of Spectroscopy's inaugural Emerging Leader in Atomic Spectroscopy Award is highlighted.


Review of New Spectroscopic Instrumentation 2016

May 01, 2016

Our annual review of products introduced at Pittcon or during the previous year, broken down by the following categories: accessories, atomic spectroscopy, components, imaging, mass spectrometry, mid-IR, NIR, NMR, Raman, software, UV-vis, and X-ray.


Analysis of the State of the Art: ICP-MS

June 01, 2015

In honor of Spectroscopy's celebration of 30 years covering the latest developments in materials analysis, we asked a panel of experts to assess the current state of the art of inductively coupled plasma–mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) and to try to predict how the technology will develop in the future.


A Rapid Extraction Method for Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy Analysis of Zinc Oxide in Cosmetics and Skin Care Products

February 01, 2015

Zinc oxide levels in cosmetic formulations are commonly analyzed by atomic absorption (AA) spectroscopy using the fusion method for sample digestion, a labor-intensive and time-consuming process that causes lengthy delays in product manufacturing.


Emerging Technology Trends in Atomic Spectroscopy Are Solving Real-World Application Problems

March 14, 2014

A look at ICP–MS, ICP–OES, X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy, and laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy in the areas of research and development, marketing, application, and use of these techniques.


Atomic Absorption: Feeding the Food Safety Market

July 01, 2010

While viewed as a mature technology, atomic absorption is still an attractive choice, particularly in the area of food safety.