flame ionization detector


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flame ionization detector

[¦flām ‚ī·ə·nə′zā·shən di‚tek·tər]
(analytical chemistry)
A device in which the measured change in conductivity of a standard flame (usually hydrogen) due to the insertion of another gas or vapor is used to detect the gas or vapor.
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