Tutorials

Influence of Spectral Interferences on the Reliability of Data When Using Analyte Addition Techniques with ICP-OES

February 01, 2020

Spectroscopy

Contrary to popular belief, neither good “spike” recoveries nor the use of the method of standard additions (MSA) will guarantee accurate results in ICP-OES.

The Role of Naturally Occurring Stable Isotopes in Mass Spectrometry, Part III: Small Gas Molecule Calculations

September 09, 2009

Spectroscopy

In the third installment of this tutorial, the authors discuss the determination of the isotopic composition of a sample from a mass spectrometric measurement.

The Role of Naturally Occurring Stable Isotopes in Mass Spectrometry, Part II: The Instrumentation

February 01, 2009

Spectroscopy

In the second installment of this tutorial, the authors explain the instrumentation for measuring naturally occurring stable isotopes, specifically the magnetic sector mass spectrometer.