Inductively Coupled Plasma-mass Spectrometry: Practices And Techniques

Other | October 1, 2000

byTaylor, Howard E., Howard E. Taylor

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Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometrypresents a concise A-Z description of inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry, written in layman's terms, for use in the solution of trace element analytical chemistry problems. Detailed discussion of sample introduction and data interpretation is provided.

Practicing analytical chemists will be able to use this text to familiarize themselves with the principles, approaches, options, pitfalls, and advantages of ICP-MS technology.

Key Features
* Concise and straightforward descriptions of ICP-MS principles and instrumentation, ensuring rapid understanding of the technique and its advantages and limitations
* Examples to clarify the operational characteristics of the technology
* Drawings and illustrations to clarify principles, techniques, and methodology
* Discussions of practical approaches to the solution of specific trace analysis problems with helpful tips on efficiently producing the most accurate and precise data
* Easy-to-understand terms, so that new users of the technology will immediately benefit from the information provided
* Comprehensive appendixes containing isotopic and interference data
* An exhaustive compilation of literature citations for supplemental information

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Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometrypresents a concise A-Z description of inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry, written in layman's terms, for use in the solution of trace element analytical chemistry problems. Detailed discussion of sample introduction and data interpretation is provided.Practicing analytical chemists ...

Howard E. Taylor is a research chemist with the National Research Program, Water Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey located in Boulder, Colorado. Dr. Taylor has played a major role over the past 25 years in the development of plasma spectrometric techniques in analytical chemistry, as reflected in his more than 150 technical pu...

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Format:OtherDimensions:294 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:October 1, 2000Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080508596

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Table of Contents

Introduction. Atomic Structure. Inductively Coupled Plasmas. Instrumentation. Sample Introduction. Special Techniques. Quantitative Techniques. Interferences.
Optimization. Figures of Merit. Appendix 1: Table of Elements with Atomic Number, Weights, and First and Second Ionization Potentials. Appendix 2: Isotopic
Composition of the Elements. Appendix 3: Prominent Polyatomic Interferences Applicable for ICP-MS Determinations. Appendix 4: Table of Student's Distribution.
Appendix 5: Certified Standard Reference Materials Available from the U.S. NIST and the NRC of Canada. Appendix 6: Supplemental References. Index.