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Techniques comparison

  1. Apr 13, 2006 #1

    Do you know a website which has established a comparison between all spectrometry techniques like SAAF, ICP, SAAE, ICP-MS, LA-ICP-MS etc... concerning the nature of the analysis, the concentration domain, the nature of radiation and the main principle.

    thank you very much
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  3. Apr 14, 2006 #2


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    Try browsing through a standard instrumental analysis text, you can also google "spectroscopy" and probably find some relevant information.
  4. Apr 14, 2006 #3
    I finally try to make a comparison by myself. None site on the internet compare all technologies.
  5. Apr 14, 2006 #4


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    ICP = Inductively Coupled Plasma

    SAAF = Spectrométrie d'Absorption Atomique par Flamme (which is in French, of course) from http://hp.cresp.free.fr/projet/projets.htm (au france)

    SAAE = Spectrométrie d'Absorption Atomique par Electrothermie (also French)

    ICP-MS = Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometers
    See - Varian's site - http://www.varianinc.com/cgi-bin/nav?products/spectr/icpms/index&cid=IQQNOHKMFL


    A Beginner's Guide to ICP-MS: Part 1 (PDF)


    LA-ICPMS = Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry


    http://www.uni-wuerzburg.de/mineralogie/links/tools/icp-ms.html - links to sites on spectroscopy and analytical methods.
  6. Apr 17, 2006 #5


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    Very nice :)
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