atomic absorption spectroscopy

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atomic absorption spectroscopy

[ə¦tä·mik əb¦sörp·shən ‚spek′träs·kə·pē]
(spectroscopy)
An instrumental technique for detecting concentrations of atoms to parts per million by measuring the amount of light absorbed by atoms or ions vaporized in a flame or an electrical furnace.
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Sample preparation and analyses have been carried out at SGS Laboratories in Tarkwa using a 50 gram assay charge with a flame Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry (AAS) finish and a detection limit of 0.
An air-acetylene flame with a flow rate of 3 mL/min for acetylene and 10 mL/min for air was used for atomic absorption spectrophotometry and the chromium estimation was carried out at 357.
Serum selenium, zinc, and copper concentrations were determined by using the standard atomic absorption spectrophotometry (21).
In this approach superficial minerals are leached from teeth and Pb is determined by electrothermal atomic absorption spectrophotometry.
Atomic absorption spectrophotometry revealed the presence of considerable amounts of magnesium in the extracts (Sun et al.
Analytical techniques including gas chromatography/mass spectroscopy (GC/MS), Fourier-transformed infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) and flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry (FAAS) techniques were applied for the analysis of oil samples.
Laboratory analyses to determine Cd concentrations for the 1988 and 1989 samples were done using flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry (the Cd detection limit for these early samples was undocumented).
Atomic absorption spectrophotometry was then employed to identify the inorganics in the HCI solution.
She was involved in the analyses of geological samples for metals employing classical wet assay techniques and atomic absorption spectrophotometry.
An aliquot of solution is then taken, gold extracted into Di-iso Butyl Keytone DiBK, and determined by flame Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry AAS Detection Limit 0.
Cadmium integration in amphibian tissues and soil and water samples was tested using standard shemical techniques as well as graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrophotometry.