Metals in solid samples (ICP-MS)

Last changed: 18 February 2018

(previously analysis with atom absorption spectroscopy, AAS) 

Known issues in the databases

We are presently not analysing metals in solid samples!

Current methods of measurement (ICP-MS)

2007-09 - 2010
Method: ICP-MS, SS 02 81 83, ELAN DRC-e manual.
Instruments: Elan DRC-e ICP-MS with Scott spray chamber, quartz nebuliser and platinum blasters. Cetac sample changer. Samples digested with 1:1 HNO3.

Previous methods (ICP-MS)

1995-08 – 2007-08
Method: ICP-MS, SS 02 81 83, PerkinElmer Instrument manuals.
Instrument: PerkinElmer ELAN 6000.

Previous methods (AAS)

1989-01 – 1995-07
Method: Atom absorption, flame-less measurement.
Instruments: Philips PU 9200 Atomic absorption spectrophotometer, PU 9390 Electrothermal atomiser, PU 9380 Furnace autosampler.

1978-01 – 1988-12
Method: Atom absorption, flame-less measurement.
Instrument: Hitachi 170 -70 Atomic absorption spectrophotometer with background correction according to Zeeman.


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