A Statistical Approach to Reporting Uncertainty on Certified Values of Chemical Reference Materials for Trace Metal Analysis (PDF)

September 1, 2002
Nimi Kocherlakota

Ralph Obenauf

Robert Thomas

Robert Thomas has more than 30 years of experience in trace element analysis. He is the principal of his own freelance writing and scientific consulting company, Scientific Solutions, based in Gaithersburg, MD.


Spectroscopy, Spectroscopy-09-01-2002,

The authors discuss an approach by a manufacturer of calibration standards and certified reference materials to standardize the reporting of uncertainty associated with certified values quoted on a certificate of analysis.