Lundegardh vaporizer

Lundegardh vaporizer

[′lu̇n·də‚gard ′vā·pə‚rīz·ər]
(analytical chemistry)
A device used for emission flame photometry in which a compressed air aspirator vaporizes the solution within a chamber; smaller droplets are carried into the fuel-gas stream and to the burner orifice where the solvent is evaporated, dissociated, and optically excited.
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